Juan José Ochoa

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Cluster tic syndrome (CTS) is a disorder characterized by three types of pain attacks. One resembles trigeminal neuralgia, the second resembles cluster headache, and the third is mixed, starting as a neuralgic pain immediately followed by a homolateral headache accompanied by autonomic signs. This type of attack is pathognomonic for CTS. The three pain(More)
We report on a GTP cyclohydrolase 1 mutation-confirmed heterozygous case presenting with an infantile hypokinetic rigid syndrome and delay in attainment of motor milestones starting from the first year of life. He had a family history of dopa-responsive dystonia-parkinsonism. CSF neopterin, biopterin and HVA values were decreased. Molecular study of GCH-1(More)
BACKGROUND Edible plants with underground storage organs (USOs) are neglected resources. We studied the local ecological knowledge edible plants with (USOs) in rural populations of North-Patagonia in order to establish how people are utilizing these plants. Some aspect of corpus-praxis-cosmos complex associated to the local ecological knowledge was(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The use of cerebral protection during CAS is an extended practice. Paradoxically it is open to question because it can lead to potential embolic complications. The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of CASWPD in patients with severe symptomatic carotid artery stenosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS A prospective study(More)
Two patients, aged 59 and 73 years, presented with the clinical syndrome of Posterior Cortical Dementia (PCD). Follow-up during 3 and 11 years confirmed the progressive nature of the disorder. Posterior cerebral impairment was seen on SPECT studies. Neuroimaging studies showed an early dilatation of the right occipital ventricular horn which predominated(More)
A Spanish family with the DTI variant sensitive to L-Dopa is presented with three patients, 2 first cousins and an aunt being described. The dystonic beginning of the disease during infancy is of note in the former two patients as is the later initiation of parkinsonism in the third patient. Marked improvement was observed in all of the patients with L-Dopa(More)
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