Berenice Cataldo Oliveira

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The amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a degenerative neurological disorder that has a great impact in the quality of life of the patients. This study had the objective of validating the ALS Assessment Questionnaire in the Portuguese Language (ALSAQ-40/BR). The version of ALSAQ-40/BR, was adapted into the Portuguese language after the evaluation and(More)
Neural conduction in hand nerves and the physiological factor of age ABSTRACT-Many researchers have established the influence of physiological factors as age, for the parameters of the study of the motor and sensitive conduction. The objective of this study was to analyze the influence of the variable age in the study of the motor and sensitive nervous(More)
Pyle's syndrome is a rare picture of osseous dysplasia with autosomal recessive inheritance beginning in early childhood. The authors report the case of a 15-years-old female patient with bilateral lower motor neuron facial palsy, progressive hearing loss, salience of frontal bone, metaphyseal enlargement of the lower limbs and genu valgus. In the present(More)
The prophylactic value of a daily dose of 10 mg flunarizine, a calcium antagonist, was analysed in 100 migraineurs during 4-month in an open study. Ninety-three patients completed the full 16-week course of therapy, and seven patients presented important adverse reactions requiring discontinuation of the drug. However, the seven patients who dropped out(More)
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