Adelle Martin

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It is well known that the H-reflex amplitude decreases during passive muscle lengthening in comparison with passive shortening. However, this decrease in spinal synaptic efficacy observed during passive lengthening seems to be lesser during eccentric voluntary contraction. The aim of the present study was to examine whether spinal excitability during(More)
INTRODUCTION Chronic lymphatic leukaemia (CLL) is the most frequent form of leukaemia in the adult population in western countries. Only 7.2% of the complications of CLL are neurological and most of them are secondary to an infection by herpes zoster virus. CASE REPORT We report the case of a 71-year-old female with B-type CLL in stage IV or type C that(More)
Patients with high-risk human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-DR-DQ genotypes for type 1 diabetes (T1D) were compared with HLA-matched controls to evaluate T1D risk for other HLA loci, including HLA-A, -B, -Cw, and DPB1. Patients (n = 133) with high-risk genotypes (DR3/DR3, DR3/DR4, DR4/DR4) were selected from the Lazio (Rome) region of Italy. Screening of more(More)
INTRODUCTION There are many causes of acquired non-dystonic torticollis: cervical bony anomalies, nasopharyngeal infections, tumours of the spinal cord, and posterior fossa, ocular, vestibular and gastrointestinal disorders. In children, non-dystonic is commoner than dystonic torticollis, except for in adverse reactions to drugs. Palatopharyngeal lesions(More)
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