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INTRODUCTION Several acute neurological syndromes can be triggered by immune events. Hepatitis E virus (HEV), an emerging infectious disease, can be one of these triggers. CASE REPORT We report the case of a 36-year-old man that presented nausea and a dull abdominal pain for a week and then felt an acute neuralgic pain involving both shoulders that lasted(More)
The malnutrition common among patients with ALS can be attributed in some cases to increased resting energy expenditure (REE). However, the origins and evolution of this hypermetabolism have yet to be fully elucidated. The aim of the present study was to monitor REE over time in patients with ALS and to identify factors that may explain any variation(More)
Fabry disease is a rare X-linked disorder caused by deficient activity of the lysosomal enzyme alpha-galactosidase A. Progressive accumulation in lysosomes of the undegraded glycosphingolipids leads to a multi-system disease with dermatological, ocular, renal, cardiac, and neurological manifestations. Peripheral nerve involvement, neuropathic pain and(More)
The incidence of left ventricular thrombosis after acute transmural myocardial infarction has been evaluated with two-dimensional echocardiography. To assess the preventive action of early anticoagulation with full-dose heparin, 90 patients, admitted within 5.2 +/- 4.6 hours after the onset of symptoms of their first episode of acute myocardial infarction(More)
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