Gabriela Ghetâu

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A 15-year-old girl with a 3-year history of Rasmussen syndrome (RS) underwent left functional hemispherectomy by central disconnection. Clinical seizures then ceased. Five months postoperatively, ictal EEG discharges were associated with focal hyperperfusion on SPECT within the disconnected hypoperfused left hemisphere, suggesting that the basic mechanisms(More)
Intravenous immunoglobulins are used in the treatment of different autoimmune diseases. Recent trials suggest their efficacy in relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis. We report the results of an efficacy and safety trial using monthly intravenous injections of immunoglobulins for patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis. Eighteen patients in(More)
Guillain-Barré syndrome is an acute demyelinating polyradiculoneuritis usually evolving with rapid, functional recovery. In severely paralysed patients, cranial nerve palsy and autonomic nervous system dysfunctions are common. Lesions of the spinal roots predominate but segmentary demyelination of peripheral nervous system reflects various clinical(More)
INTRODUCTION The imaging presentation of some forms of multiple sclerosis may be misleading. In patients with a history of recent infection or vaccination, especially for adolescents or young adults, the differential diagnosis with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis can be difficult. CASE REPORT We report an unusual clinical and radiological(More)
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