Gustavo Lorenzo-Sanz

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INTRODUCTION Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a syndrome that affects between 3 5% of the population of school aged children, and may be accompanied by learning, language, behavioural or motor disorders. Although various electroencephalographic alterations have been described in these patients, their pathological significance has not been(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this multicenter Spanish study was to evaluate the response to immediate-release methylphenidate by children and adults diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as well as to obtain information on current therapy patterns and safety characteristics. METHODS This multicenter, observational, retrospective,(More)
INTRODUCTION A convulsive status in infants is usually triggered by a febrile syndrome secondary to an intercurrent infection or an infection affecting the central nervous system. Shaken baby syndrome is characterised by its association with bilateral or multifocal haemorrhage, retinal haemorrhage and encephalopathy. Children under one year old are the(More)
INTRODUCTION A number of genetic and neuroimagen proofs support the idea that attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) present a neurobiological alteration. Vesicular monoamine transporters (VMATs) are important proteins that regulate the intraneuronal monoamine concentration and disposition as this protein sequesters cytoplasmic dopamine within(More)
INTRODUCTION AND CLINICAL CASE We present the case of a 13 years old boy with a year-old history of a painful tumour on the external and distal third of the right thigh. The imaging tests suggested a soft tissue tumour but the muscle biopsy revealed the typical findings of focal myositis. Focal myositis is a benign inflammatory pseudotumour of the skeletal(More)
INTRODUCTION. Acute intermittent familial ataxia is a rare disorder with autosomal dominant inheritance and unknown etiology which usually in childhood or adolescence. CASE 1. A 33-years-old woman who suffered from giddiness, gait ataxia, dysarthria and somnolence episodes. These episodes lasted between 4 and 72 hours. They generally occurred within a(More)
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