Fatima Imounan

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INTRODUCTION Neurological manifestations in Behçet's disease represent between 4 to 49% of systemic manifestations and remain, in the long term, the leading cause of morbidity and mortality. METHODS Retrospective series of 40 severe Neurobehçet cases fulfilling the International Study Group criteria for Behçet's disease were consecutively recruited over a(More)
OBJECTIVE To characterize clinical aspects of Idiopathic Parkinson's disease from a movement disorders consultation in University Hospital of Rabat. METHODS Retrospective review of medical records of 117 patients with diagnosis of Idiopathic Parkinson's disease seen in our outpatient clinic from 2006 to 2011. RESULTS Mean age was 64 ± 10 years with(More)
Vitamin E is one of the most important lipid-soluble antioxidants. It is essential for the neurological function but its role in the central nervous system has not fully been elucidated. It is known that tocopherol acts in protecting cell membranes from oxidative damage and it can act as an anti-inflammatory agent, which may also be neuroprotective, as well(More)
Introduction: Friedreich ataxia (FRDA) is a multi-system autosomal-recessive disease, the most common one of the genetically inherited ataxias. FRDA occurs as a consequence of mutations in the frataxin gene, with an expansion of a GAA trinucleotide. Ataxia with vitamin E deficiency (AVED) is characterized clinically by neurological symptoms with often(More)
cancelled P1897 Acute-onset of critical illness: polyneuropathy and myopathy as a severe complication of percutaneous nephrostolithotomy: a case report H. Zhang1, L.-M. Wu1, S.-K. Fang1, X.-B. Kong2, Y. Hou2, R. Zhao2, H.-Y. Li2, H. Li2 1Department of Neurology, Jilin University, 2Department of Urology, China-Japan Union Hospital of Jilin University,
BACKGROUND Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is the most common disease of the motor neuron disease. Its etiology remains unknown but several studies incriminate the environmental factors in its genesis. THE AIM of this study was to describe the epidemiological, clinical and environmental aspects of ALS in Moroccan population. METHODS 60 ALS patients(More)
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