Josep Maria Aragonès

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This 10-year (1991 to 2000) prospective study of MG in the county of Osona (Barcelona, Spain) reveals an annual incidence rate of 21.27 cases per million inhabitants (95% CI 13.89 to 31.16). Incidence increased from 5.03 x 10(6) in the age group of 0 to 14 years to 14.68 x 10(6) in the age group of 15 to 64 years and to 63.38 x 10(6) in the older(More)
The authors describe a syndrome resulting from a lesion at the level of the infrapiriform foramen due to intramuscular injection, with involvement of the sciatic nerve, the inferior gluteal nerve, the posterior femoral cutaneous nerve and the pudendal nerve. This appears to be the first case of a complete syndrome of the infrapiriform foramen to be(More)
INTRODUCTION Idiopathic hypertrophic pachymeningitis is a fibroinflammatory immune-mediated disease of the dura mater. Its diagnosis requires the preclusion of infectious, tumoral and other inflammatory diseases. In recent years new entities have been reported that can present with hypertrophic pachymeningitis, such as IgG4-associated disease and MPO-ANCA+(More)
INTRODUCTION The professionals who deal with medical emergencies observe peaks in the incidence of epileptic seizures. Some epileptic patients attribute their seizures to climatic and seasonal changes. AIMS. To analyse the relationship between meteorological, calendar-related and circadian variables and the appearance of epileptic seizures. PATIENTS AND(More)
We report a case of polyneuropathy caused by primary Epstein Barr virus (EBV) infection in a 57-year-old patient. The primary EBV infection was confirmed by serology tests and EBNA (Epstein-Barr nuclear antigen) seroconversion. The main clinical sign was a highly painful subacute, bilateral lumbar radiculoplexopathy with amyotrophy which responded to(More)