Antonio Perez Higueras

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Four children with Landau-Kleffner syndrome were studied over a six year period. They presented with acquired aphasia, epilepsy, and focal or generalized EEG discharges which were exacerbated during sleep. In addition, cerebral angiography demonstrated isolated arteritis of some branches of the carotid arteries in all cases. Computed tomographic and(More)
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a common neurodegenerative disorder that produces progressive disability despite symptomatic treatment. Several strategies, including stereotaxic brain lesions, deep brain stimulation, transplants of dopamine cells and administration of neurotrophic factors, have been proposed to improve efficacy and to counteract the progression(More)
We report four cases of acquired aphasia with epilepsy syndrome or Landau-Kleffner syndrome in three boys and one girl who were previously in good health. Along with the clinical picture, we describe cerebral arteriographic findings, which consisted of obstructive arteriopathy of small and medium size vessels in delimited areas. A specific cause of the(More)
3 cases with benign choroid plexus papillomas (CPP) in the fourth ventricle are described. All patients were less than 2 months of age. They were among 14 cases with intracranial CPP in a series of 100 tumors of the posterior fossa. Correct diagnosis was not obtained by means of pneumoencephalography, with apparently normal repletion of the fourth ventricle(More)
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