Joppy Antony

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BACKGROUND Voltage-gated potassium channel antibodies (VGKC Ab) are associated with limbic encephalitis and neuromyotonia in adults. There have been no systematic investigations in children to date. METHODS We looked for antibodies that are associated with CNS syndromes in adults including antibodies to VGKCs, NMDARs, glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD),(More)
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by a selective loss of dopamine in the striatum. Problems remain in the accurate diagnosis of PD. The diagnosis of idiopathic PD is based on the interpretation of clinical signs and symptoms could be incorrect at the time of initial presentation. In vivo imaging of the(More)
Low dose radioactive iodine-131 (RAI) has been widely reported in the treatment of patients with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) since 1970's. However, the clinical outcomes, dosage of I-131 and criteria for successful ablation are different in various studies. The aim of this study was to assess clinical outcome 18-month after RAI therapy in selected(More)
A 4-year-old boy presented with a history of paroxysmal dystonic posturing since birth. Episodes were triggered by stress, fatigue, and cold. Sleep, for as short as 1 minute, resulted in complete resolution of dystonia. He was developmentally normal, with no focal neurologic deficits. Cerebrospinal fluid, homovanillic acid (HVA), and 5-hydroxyindoleacetic(More)
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