Barbara Skowronek-Bała

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BACKGROUND Neurological symptoms develop in 10-20% of children with borreliosis. AIM OF THE STUDY It was a presentation of clinical manifestation of neuroborreliosis in children. MATERIAL AND METHODS Children with neuroborreliosis and other neurological diseases were admitted to the University Hospital during 2005-2006 without any selection. Of these 9(More)
BACKGROUND Neurological symptoms develop in 10-20% of children suffered borreliosis (LD). AIM OF THE STUDY It was a presentation of motoric disturbances of neuroboreliosis in children. MATERIAL AND METHODS Children with neuroborreliosis and other neurological diseases were admitted to the University hospital during 2005-2007. Of these 13 patients, there(More)
OBJECTIVES Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome (4p detetion) belongs to the group of disorders caused by chromosomal aberrations, associated with frequent occurrence of epilepsy. To illustrate phenotype - genotype association, the study presents 3 children with this syndrome and epilepsy. MATERIALS AND METHODS The diagnosis of Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome was(More)
BACKGROUND Paroxysmal sleep disorders in children are important from both pathophysiological and clinical point of view. Correct diagnosis is crucial for further management. The aim of the present study was to identify peripheral markers of paroxysmal sleep disorders in children, which could improve diagnostics of these disorders. We compared serum levels(More)
Caudal regression syndrome (CRS) is a rare combination of congenital abnormalities characterized by caudal vertebral agenesis/dysgenesis that is usually associated with congenital anomalies of spinal cord, gastrointestinal and genitourinary organs. Although the exact teratogenic mechanism is not known, same environmental, e.g., hyperglycemia and genetic(More)
BACKGROUND Parasomnias in children manifest by unwanted behavior and various clinical picture. These disorders are associated with different sleep phases (REM, NREM) and sometimes threaten safety of children's sleep. They require differentiation with epileptic seizures because about 30% of epileptic seizures is associated with sleep. Some cytokines serum(More)
THE AIM OF THE STUDY The psychogenic pseudoepileptic seizures can be provoked by suggestion and by placebo test. This is the possibility that differentiates them with epileptic seizures, if there is a chance to record with video EEG. In the developmental age the intravenous placebo tests are willingly used, moreover the oral placebo has probably the same(More)
INTRODUCTION Epilepsy in two first years of life needs constant attention due to diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties. AIM The aim of the study was to identify cause of symptomatic epilepsy in two first years of life children from miopolskie and podkarpackie provinces hospitalized in Pediatric Neurology Clinic of Children and Adolescents Neurology(More)
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. The disease usually affects young people, although it may also occur in early childhood. As well as the availability of diagnostic methods rises also the possibility of disease-modifying treatment increases. With constant development of diagnostic methods also the(More)
Trigeminalgia is one of the most frequent clinical problems, common in adults but also found in children. In this paper we described a case of 12 years old girl with symptomatic trigeminalgia caused by neurovascular compression, hospitalized in the Department of Pediatric Neurology Jagiellonian University in Kraków. It creates a very difficult diagnostic(More)