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Sarcoidosis and its neurological manifestations.
Neurosarcoidosis is a disorder that is difficult to diagnose and manage. We assessed its neurological manifestations in 649 patients seen at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, from 1975 throughExpand
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Comparison of warfarin and aspirin for symptomatic intracranial arterial stenosis.
BACKGROUND Atherosclerotic intracranial arterial stenosis is an important cause of stroke. Warfarin is commonly used in preference to aspirin for this disorder, but these therapies have not beenExpand
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Pregnancy and the risk of stroke.
BACKGROUND It is widely believed that pregnancy increases the risk of stroke, but there are few data available to quantify that risk. METHODS We identified all female patients 15 through 44 yearsExpand
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Probable Migraine With Visual Aura and Risk of Ischemic Stroke: The Stroke Prevention in Young Women Study
Background and Purpose— Migraine with aura is associated with ischemic stroke, but few studies have investigated the clinical and anatomic features of this association. We assessed the association ofExpand
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Cerebral infarction in young adults
Background: Few reports on stroke in young adults have included cases from all community and referral hospitals in a defined geographic region. Methods: At 46 hospitals in Baltimore City, 5 centralExpand
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Definition and Consensus Diagnostic Criteria for Neurosarcoidosis: From the Neurosarcoidosis Consortium Consensus Group
Importance The Neurosarcoidosis Consortium Consensus Group, an expert panel of physicians experienced in the management of patients with sarcoidosis and neurosarcoidosis, engaged in an iterativeExpand
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Predictors of Ischemic Stroke in the Territory of a Symptomatic Intracranial Arterial Stenosis
Background— Antithrombotic therapy for intracranial arterial stenosis was recently evaluated in the Warfarin versus Aspirin for Symptomatic Intracranial Disease (WASID) trial. A prespecified aim ofExpand
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Dose-Response Relationship Between Cigarette Smoking and Risk of Ischemic Stroke in Young Women
Background and Purpose— Although cigarette smoking is known to be a risk factor for ischemic stroke, there are few data on the dose-response relationship between smoking and stroke risk in a youngExpand
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Stroke in children and sickle-cell disease
Background/Purpose: The Baltimore-Washington Cooperative Young Stroke Study is the largest biracial urban-suburban population-based study to examine the etiology of strokes in children. Methods: WeExpand
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Activation of c-K-ras mutations in human gastrointestinal tumors.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Ras genes are the most frequently detected oncogenes in human malignancies. Data regarding the frequency of c-K-ras mutations in esophageal, gastric, and small bowel tumors areExpand
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