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Spastic paraplegia, optic atrophy, and neuropathy is linked to chromosome 11q13
We report an autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disorder in 25 white members from a large inbred Brazilian family, 22 of whom were evaluated clinically. This condition is characterized by (1)Expand
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Recurrent neuromyelitis optica in Brazilian patients: clinical, immunological, and neuroimaging characteristics
Neuromyelitis optica has not been thoroughly studied in Brazilian patients following the discovery of NMO-IgG and its specific antigen aquaporin-4. In this study we aimed to describe the clinicalExpand
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Occurrence of nervous system involvement in SIRS
Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) is a medical condition in which the all-organ microcirculation is affected including nervous system. We describe neurological findings in 64 patientsExpand
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Distinction between MOG antibody-positive and AQP4 antibody-positive NMO spectrum disorders
Objective: To evaluate clinical features among patients with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (NMOSD) who have myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG) antibodies, aquaporin-4 (AQP4)Expand
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Neuropsychiatric complications due to organ transplantation: a survey of 1499 Brazilian patients at a single center in São Paulo, Brazil
Abstract The objective of this study was to compare the frequency of neuropsychiatric complications over time in transplant recipients (TRs) at a single large transplant center. This was aExpand
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Study of oligoclonal bands restricted to the cerebrospinal fluid in multiple sclerosis patients in the city of São Paulo.
The frequency of oligoclonal bands (OCB) restricted to the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) from patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) varies widely in different populations. The objective of this study wasExpand
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Proposal for a standardized protocol for the systematic orofacial examination of patients with Hereditary Sensory Radicular Neuropathy.
AIM To apply a standardized protocol for the orofacial evaluation of two adult siblings (one male and one female) with Hereditary Sensory Radicular Neuropathy (HSRN) that presented with dentalExpand
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Seroprevalence of NMO-IgG antibody in Brazilian patients with neuromyelitis optica.
OBJECTIVE To determine the seroprevalence of neuromyelitis optica antibody (NMO)-IgG in Brazilian patients with clinical diagnosis of relapsing neuromyelitis optica, also known as Devic's disease. Expand
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Beyond neuropathy in hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type V: cognitive evaluation
Background and purpose:  Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy (HSAN) type V is a very rare disorder. It is characterized by the absence of thermal and mechanical pain perception caused byExpand
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Autosomal dominant HMSN with proximal involvement: new Brazilian cases.
We report four Brazilian siblings with Autosomal Dominant Hereditary Motor Sensory Neuropathy with Proximal Dominant Involvement (HMSN-P), a rare form of HMSN, that was characterized by proximalExpand
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