Camilo E Fadul

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Between 1980 and 1984, of 107 patients receiving 16 mg/d of dexamethasone for spinal cord compression, three (2.8%) developed gastrointestinal (GI) perforation and two (1.9%) GI bleeding; of 226 being tapered from 100 mg/d of dexamethasone, perforation occurred in six (2.7%) and GI bleeding in eight (3.5%). Of 125 patients with GI perforations treated(More)
BACKGROUND Deep brain stimulation (DBS) offers a non-ablative alternative to thalamotomy for the surgical treatment of medically refractory tremor in multiple sclerosis. However, relatively few outcomes have been reported. OBJECTIVE To provide a systematic review of the published cases of DBS use in multiple sclerosis and to present four additional(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) show changes in brain activation patterns during visual and motor tasks that include decreases in the typical local network for a function and increases in other brain regions. OBJECTIVE To determine whether brain activation patterns associated with working memory are affected by MS. METHODS Activation of(More)
PURPOSE To report orgasmic epilepsy as a manifestation of paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis in a patient with small cell lung cancer. CASE REPORT A 57 years-old woman presented with 2 month history of daily spells that consisted of a sudden pleasure provoking feeling described 'like an orgasm' lasting for 30 s to 1 min. She was a heavy smoker and had(More)
Information processing speed and episodic memory are two commonly affected cognitive abilities in MS. Insights into the mechanisms of and relationships between these abilities have recently come from structural neuroimaging techniques, but few studies have used fluid-attenuated inversion recovery (FLAIR), a neuroimaging sequence known to be sensitive to(More)
We present one adult patient with medulloblastoma who developed polysomnographically documented obstructive sleep apnea after posterior fossa surgery. The sleep apnea worsened in conjunction with clinical and imaging-confirmed neoplastic progression and clinically improved after craniospinal radiation therapy. Medulloblastoma or its surgical treatment has(More)
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