Aparna Ramakrishna Pai

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BACKGROUND Global aphasia without hemiparesis (GAWH) is a rare stroke syndrome characterized by the unusual dissociation of motor and language functions. Issues regarding its etio-pathogenesis, lesion sites, and recovery patterns are extensively being debated in contemporary neuroscience literature. MATERIALS AND METHODS Four patients admitted in our(More)
Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is an autoimmune polyneuropathy which presents with acute onset and rapid progression of flaccid, hyporeflexi quadriparesis. Both sensory and autonomic nerve involvement is seen. GBS has various subtypes that vary in their pathophysiology. The pathogenesis involves an immune response triggered by a preceding event which may be(More)
BACKGROUND Vascular lesion of the subcortical structures leads to aphasia. Cortical hypoperfusion has been proposed to be the etiological mechanism in aphasia following subcortical vascular lesion. Subcortical aphasia shows considerable variability in its clinical profile. Such variability has been attributed to the variable sites of cortical hypoperfusion(More)
BACKGROUND Migraine is a common disabling primary headache disorder. Globally, migraine was ranked as the seventh highest cause of disability. AIM The aim of the study was to explore the clinical profile and functional disability of patients with migraine. SETTINGS AND DESIGN A cross-sectional survey was conducted at the neurology outpatient department(More)
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