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54 patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease (PD), 26 patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and 18 control subjects, all over 55, have performed neuropsychological tests, evaluating global intellectual function (Rosen's cognitive scale, WAIS digit symbol, WAIS similitude and WMS logical memory tests) and visuospatial functions (Rey lacunar pictures,… (More)
A case of hematoma involving probably the reticular formation of the medulla oblongata is reported. Examination showed a soft palate paresis and an ipsilateral axial lateropulsion without vertigo or oculomotor disorders. The mechanism of the lateropulsion is discussed. During the spontaneous recovery a transient hydrocephalus was observed.
A large number of factors have to be taken into consideration to evaluate the severity of intractable partial epilepsy. These inter-related factors change with compliance and with the frequency of seizures as well as the psycho-social context. We discuss here the different factors which are directly or indirectly related with epilepsy. In clinical practice,… (More)