Dorota Biesek

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Background. Patients with diabetes suffer central nervous system (CNS) damage which is difficult to diagnose. Examination of evoked potentials (EP) — bioelectric responses of the nervous system to external sensory (SEP), acoustic (BAEP) or visual (VEP) stimuli — may be used to assess CNS dysfunction. Material and methods. We performed VEP and SEP studies in(More)
In two patients with headache and seeing disorders on the basis of angio-MR examination venous thrombosis and thrombosinusitis of the brain and of internal jugular was diagnosed. The cases presented pay direct attention at the disproportion between the scope of the thrombotic process and a low-symptom and nonspecific clinical picture. In the first case(More)
Electrophysiological testing of sensory and motor fibers of entrapped median nerve allows to assess objectively the degree of median nerve impairment in carpal tunnel syndrome. The median nerve conduction study confirms the clinical diagnosis, especially in patients where symptoms are not obvious. Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by compression of the(More)
A 61-year man showed symptoms of conus medullaris and cauda equina syndrome. MR examination of spine and spinal cord SL section showed changes in medullary cone of ischaemial character. Spinal cord injury was probably caused by thrombosis of spinal cord venous vessels, which developed, with diabetes of the second type, in the result of appendectomy(More)
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