Josep Maria Aragonés

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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)
Vertigo and unsteadiness are frequent reasons for medical consultation. In some cases, these symptoms remain unclassified. The association of equilibrium disorders with migraine is often mentioned in literature. Seventy-two cases of unclassified vertigo were studied in order to ascertain the prevalence of migraine in patients affected by recurring episodes(More)
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)
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)
Our objective was to determine the age-specific incidence and clinical-epidemiological characteristics of an amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) cohort of patients in Catalonia (Spain). New cases diagnosed between 1 January 2004 and 31 December 2013 were 41 (20 males and 21 females), with an annual crude incidence rate of 2.7 per 100,000 person-years (95%(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)
INTRODUCTION The reported prevalence of myasthenia gravis ranges between 5 and 24 cases per 100,000, and people over 65years account for less than 50% of all cases. The prevalence and clinical characteristics of myasthenia gravis in the county of Osona were studied in patients younger and older than 65. METHODS The study draws from the county-based(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)