We report a 4-year-old boy with multiple daily episodes of abnormal eye movements, hemifacial spasms. Neuro-imaging revealed a cerebellar tumor. We believe that this association constitutes a rare but important syndrome of epilepsy characterized by seizures of cerebellar origin.
Pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration (PKAN) is an uncommon extrapyramidal movement disorder characterized by the progressive incapacitating dystonia. Medical management is often incapable of reversing the dystonic symptoms. In recent years, stereotactic procedure like deep brain stimulation has been found effective in resolving the disabling… (More)
INTRODUCTION Ataxia telangiectasia (AT) is a neurodegenerative disorder with cerebellar and extrapyramidal features. Interventional and epidemiological studies in AT should rely on specific scales which encompass the specific neurological features, as well the early progressive course and the subsequent plateau. The aim of this study was to build a scale of… (More)
"Autism Spectrum Disorders" (ASDs) are neurodevelopment disorders and are characterized by persistent impairments in reciprocal social interaction and communication. Sleep problems in ASD, are a prominent feature that have an impact on social interaction, day to day life, academic achievement, and have been correlated with increased maternal stress and… (More)
Superficial siderosis of the central nervous system results from deposition of hemosiderin in the subpial layers of the brain and spinal cord. Patients usually present after 40 years of age with progressive ataxia and sensorineural hearing impairment. We present the case of a twelve-year-old boy who had a surgery of the posterior fossa at the age of two… (More)
Cyclical vomiting syndrome is a paroxysmal, condition characterized by recurrent severe episodes of vomiting lasting for hours to days, with variable intervals of normal health in between with no apparent cause of the vomiting. We hereby report a 10 yr old girl with cyclical vomiting syndrome with multiple, bisynchronous occipitally predominant, bilateral… (More)
Multiple cranial nerve enhancement in early infantile Krabbe's disease is an uncommon imaging finding. We present an 8-month-old infant with early infantile Krabbe's disease with enhancement of multiple cranial nerves and optic nerve hypertrophy.