Aysun Eroglu Unal

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PURPOSE Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the central nervous system characterized by multiple areas of inflammation and demyelination in the white matter of the brain and spinal cord. MEFV gene, which is the main factor in familial Mediterranean fever, is an intracellular regulator of inflammation. This study was designed to determine if known(More)
BACKGROUND Iron accumulation in substantia nigra pars compacta (SNpc) and related intensity and volumetric changes in patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease (PD) has been reported previously. There are only a few studies evaluating the relation between neuroradiological findings and clinical scores, with contradictory results. AIMS In this study we(More)
I Department of Neurology, Zonguldak Karaelmas University Medical Faculty Zonguldak, Turkey. II Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Zonguldak Karaelmas University Medical Faculty, Zonguldak, Turkey III Zonguldak “A” Tıp Merkezi (Private Medical Clinic), Zonguldak, Turkey Email: doga24@yahoo.com Tel: 90 372 2667375 UNUSUAL(More)
Aggressive behaviour is rarely observed as an ictal semiology. Ictal aggression can occur in lesions of frontal and limbic structures. In limbic structure lesions, the main mechanism of aggressive behaviour is hyperactivity; whereas frontal lesions may cause aggressive behaviour with an indirect mechanism in which the suppression on limbic system is lost.(More)
BACKGROUND Central nervous system involvement in Behçet disease (BD) has been well documented, but studies evaluating peripheral nervous system involvement are relatively uncommon. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to evaluate the frequency and characteristics of peripheral nervous system involvement in BD. METHODS Sixty-nine BD patients (36 women, 33(More)
Homocysteine, a sulfur-containing amino acid, is an intermediate during the conversion of methionine to cysteine. Homocysteine can cause vascular injury and atherosclerotic plaque instability. In addition, homocysteine may be directly correlated with hyperlipidemia and lipoprotein(a) and inversely with high-density lipoprotein cholesterol. However, the(More)
Upside-down reversal of vision has rarely been reported in the literature. The reported causes are diverse, including posterior circulation stroke, tumors, trauma, and multiple sclerosis. The term seizure has been used in only two cases in the literature, the cause of which was stroke. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of cortical dysplasia(More)
BACKGROUND Medication overuse headache (MOH) mostly evolves from migraine and episodic tension-type headache (ETTH). Chronic tension-type headache (CTTH) is another headache type that evolves over time from ETTH. It is well known that psychiatric comorbidity is high in MOH patients. AIM To investigate the frequency of psychiatric comorbidity, and the(More)
BACKGROUND Frequent analgesic drug intake, especially in migraine patients, may induce the risk of medication overuse headache (MOH). The various conditions that may affect the development and the features of MOH have not been determined yet. AIM To compare MOH patients with migraine as pre-existing headache and episodic migraine patients according to(More)