Hernando Pérez-Díaz

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE A diagnosis of restless legs syndrome (RLS) requires an urge to move the legs in combination with sensory leg discomfort. Localization of the symptoms to other body areas in the absence of leg involvement is not recognized as part of the phenotypic spectrum of RLS. We describe 3 patients who presented with sensorimotor symptoms(More)
Chronic relapsing inflammatory optic neuropathy is a disease that should be distinguished from demyelinating optic neuropathy (ON). Long-term immunosuppressive therapy is usually necessary and either an inflammatory granulomatous origin or a relationship with neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is hypothesized. We report a 43-year-old man who suffered from several(More)
Monoclonal and polyclonal immunoglobulinemia, including lymphoma, Waldenström's macroglobulinemia and less commonly multiple myeloma (MM), are considered as infrequent causes of ischemic stroke. Hyperviscosity states, as well as procoagulant disturbances, both potentially treatable, have been implicated in its etiopathogenesis. The so-called "hyperviscosity(More)
INTRODUCTION There is a strong association between the e4 allele of apolipoprotein E (APOE) and Alzheimer's disease (AD). This converts this allele into a risk factor for the development of AD. The association between APOE4 and dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is under discussion. In DLB, the presence of APOE4 has been related with a greater amount of senile(More)
Intravenous Thrombolysis for Acute Ischemic Stroke After Vitrectomy for Retinal Detachment To the Editor: Once the benefits of intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke have been proved, it should be interesting to widen its use. We discuss the fact that intravenous thrombolysis with tPA may not be a(More)
OBJECTIVE To present five patients with zolpidem-induced sleep-related behavioural disorders. METHODS Evaluation using a questionnaire designed to study sleep behaviours and past medical history in all patients. RESULTS The patients performed complex actions while sleep-walking (telephoning, house-cleaning, feeding the dog or waxing their legs).(More)
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