G García Ramos

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Most of the tests, questionnaires, and neuropsychological batteries for the assessment of dementia have been translated and adapted for use in the Hispanic population without having normative data, which results in a high number of false positives when age and educational level are not considered. The Short Cognitive Performance Test (SKT) is a psychometric(More)
A well-known complication of neurocysticercosis is cerebral arteritis, which is usually manifested by cerebral ischemia. Only anecdotal cases of hemorrhagic stroke associated to this parasitosis have been described. Previously there are only two reported cases of this association. One of these cases had an intracystic hemorrhage confirmed by autopsy without(More)
INTRODUCTION Although cardiac tumours are infrequent, over half are myxomas. Most are situated in the cavities of the heart and exceptionally on the valves. Embolism towards the arteries of the anterior circulation of the central nervous system is the commonest neurological finding, but rarely involves the posterior circulation. CLINICAL CASE A 79 year(More)
INTRODUCTION Nowadays the best test for the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis (MG) is the single fiber electromyography (SFEMG). Due to the cost of the test it has not become routine in most part of the hospitals to confirm the diagnosis of MG. OBJECTIVE To identify an acceptable gold standard for hospitals which do not have access to SFEMG, but have access(More)
During the acute stage of a Wallenberg's syndrome ipsilateral appendicular dysmetria is frequently seen. The dysmetria is more apparent in the ipsilateral upper extremity. These patients also have a peculiar type of dysmetric eye movements that are characterized by hypermetric saccades toward the side of the lesion and hypometric saccades to the opposite(More)
In 1896 Joseph Francois Felix Babinski described for the first time the phenomenon of the toes. In his first paper he simply described extension of all toes with noxious stimulation of the sole of the foot. It was not until 1898 that he specifically described the extension of the hallux with stimulation of the lateral border of the sole. Babinski was(More)
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