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Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy after natalizumab therapy for Crohn's disease.
Analysis of frozen serum samples showed that JC virus DNA had appeared in the serum three months after the initiation of open-label natalizumab monotherapy and two months before the appearance of symptomatic PML, suggesting that anti-alpha4-integrin therapy can result in JC virus-induced PML. Expand
Interferon beta in multiple sclerosis: experience in a British specialist multiple sclerosis centre
IFN beta is effective in reducing the relapse rate in patients with relapsing-remitting MS in routine clinical practice, however, after a median treatment duration of 26 months, 40% of initially relapsed MS patients seem to have ongoing disease activity, presenting as disabling relapses or insidious progression. Expand
Contrast-enhanced MR imaging of tuberculous pachymeningitis cranialis hypertrophica: case report.
In some cases, especially in pachymeningeal forms with atypical clinical features, neuroradiologic investigations can be very useful in early diagnosis of this disease, as the present case demonstrates. Expand
Since recent literature links asbestos exposure to a risk of development of retroperitoneal fibrosis, the present case suggests to focus in future research of IHCP on possible external causes. Expand
Plumbism or lead intoxication mimicking an abdominal tumor
Each element of the triad of unexplained anemia, abdominal cramps, and bilateral wrist (or foot) drop should lead any physician to consider the diagnosis of lead intoxication. Expand
[Intradural extramedullary neuro-enteric cysts without associated malformation. 3 cases with magnetic resonance imaging].
We report 3 cases of extramedullary neurenteric cyst without associated dysraphic lesions. One of the cases had an ultrastructural study. Magnetic resonance imaging provided a preoperative diagnosis.Expand