Béatrice Joyes

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Background. In mental retardation (MR) an aetiological diagnosis is not always obtained despite a detailed history, physical examination and metabolic or genetic investigations. In some of these patients, MRI is recommended and may identify subtle abnormal brain findings. Objective. We reviewed the cerebral MRI of children with non-specific mental(More)
Mental retardation is considered idiopathic or not otherwise specified when no etiological diagnosis can be identified in spite of comprehensive history, physical examination and metabolic or genetic investigations. In such cases, brain MRI is indicated for patients with abnormal head size or shape, craniofacial malformation, somatic anomalies,(More)
The usual clinical profile of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (sCJD) is subacute dementia, motor dysfunction and myoclonus. Occasionally, some patients present atypical clinical features. We report a case of probable sCJD in a 73-year-old man with a rapidly progressive lateralized neurologic dysfunction of the left hemisphere. In a few weeks the clinical(More)
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