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Patients with constipation differ not only from healthy subjects but can also be categorized into two groups: slow transit constipation (STC) and normal transit constipation (NTC) using measures of total intestinal transit time (TITT). We investigated the role of illness behavior and affective state in 45 NTC and 29 STC patients as compared with 20 healthy(More)
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal neurodegenerative disease characterized by a gradual loss of motoneurons. The majority of ALS cases are associated with a sporadic form whose etiology is unknown. Several pieces of evidence favor autoimmunity as a potential contributor to sporadic ALS pathology. To gain understanding concerning possible(More)
UNLABELLED Writing tremor (WT) is a task-specific tremor that occurs only or mostly while writing with the dominant hand. Secondary cases are extremely uncommon. We report on a patient who, after developing a WT after an ischemic stroke, had a remarkable response to topiramate (TPM). CASE A 65-year-old right-handed man with a history of arterial(More)
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