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INTRODUCTION Fever appears in a fourth of stroke, approximately. Its origins, (the most of them are infectious) are unknown in a minority of the cases. Some hypotheses indicate that central mechanisms like hypothalamic lesions or segregation of endogenous pyrogens may be implicated. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the frequency of central fever during stroke and to(More)
We report two unrelated patients affected of kinesigenic paroxysmal choreoathetosis (CPC), during a symptomatic period. Routine complementary exams were normal. The 99mTc-HMPAO cerebral SPECT showed hyperactivation in the basal ganglia opposite to the choreoathetosic symptoms and reduced untake in the near parietal and subcortical zones in one case. These(More)
INTRODUCTION Cerebral infarction (CI) can be classified aetiologically in several different ways using explicit diagnostic criteria. However, the extent to which these diagnostic criteria are actually implemented in clinical practice is unknown. Aims. The aim of this study was to analyse the management and use of diagnostic tests in the aetiological(More)
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