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We report on the clinical and radiological features in 16 adult patients who suffered a traumatic brain injury and subsequently developed pathological laughter and crying. Patients with pathological laughter and crying were identified from among 301 consecutive brain-injured admissions to a trauma centre and subsequently to a rehabilitation facility.(More)
The freely diffusible gaseous compound nitric oxide (NO) has recently been discovered to be an important cellular messenger in many organ systems throughout the body. The importance of NO as an intermediary in cell communication in the brain is highlighted by the fact that the excitatory amino acid glutamate, the most abundant central neurotransmitter, is(More)
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