Asli Gundogdu

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We report a 34-year-old male neuroBehçet's Disease (NBD) patient with atypical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings, whose behavioral problems were followed by progressive neurological symptoms. The patient was hospitalized due to forgetfulness, irritability, behavioral dyscontrol and a choking sensation. T2-weighted MRI showed prominent atrophy of(More)
We report the clinical and electrophysiological features of a large Turkish family with genetically confirmed X-linked spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy (SBMA). Family members were identified by field work. A detailed history was obtained from each subject, and each subject received a detailed neurological examination. To confirm the CAG repeat expansion(More)
AIM Objective of the present study was to investigate whether calcium antagonist use is associated with lower hemoglobin levels and/or higher erythropoiesis stimulating agent (ESA) requirement in hemodialysis patients. METHODS A total of 130 adult hemodialysis patients were classified into two groups based on calcium antagonist usage for a period of at(More)
Late-onset myoclonic epilepsy is being increasingly recognized as a late complication in elderly patients with Down syndrome (DS) in association with cognitive decline. This specific syndrome bears some broad clinical and EEG similarities to the progressive myoclonic epilepsies, particularly Unverricht-Lundborg disease (ULD). Our aim was to investigate a(More)
A 35-year-old male patient was admitted with fatigue and muscle weakness. He had been on methimazole due to thyrotoxicosis for 2 weeks. Laboratory tests showed overt hyperthyroidism and hypokalemia. Potassium replacement was started with an initial diagnosis of thyrotoxic hypokalemic periodic paralysis. Later on, despite the euthyroid condition and(More)
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