Justyna Chojdak-Łukasiewicz

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Cerebellar stroke is a rare condition with very nonspecific clinical features. The symptoms in the acute phase could imitate acute peripheral vestibular disorders or a brainstem lesion. The aim of this study was to assess the usefulness of the Trial of Org 10172 in Acute Stroke Treatment (TOAST) classification in cerebellar stroke and the impact of clinical(More)
BACKGROUND The most frequent clinical presentation of occipital or visual tract lesion is hemianopsia or quadrantanopsia. However, damage to the primary or secondary visual cortex can also manifest as visual hallucinations (photopsiae or complex phenomena). We report visual and somatosensory phenomena following cerebral venous infarction based on a study of(More)
STRESZCZENIE Zapalenie mózgu z obecnością przeciwciał przeciwko receptorom NMDA może występować jako zespół paranowotworowy lub jako forma procesu autoimmunologicznego bez obecności ogniska neoplazmatycznego. Przebieg kliniczny jest charakterystyczny z obecnością grypopodobnych objawów prodromalnych oraz następujących po nich objawach psychiatrycznych,(More)
Hemiballism is a very rare movement disorderthat presents with involuntary unilateral flinging movements of the limbs. The movements are often violent and have wide amplitudes of motion. Hemichorea and hemiballism share pathophysiology and etiology, and commonly coexist in the same patient. Hemiballism was recognised as almost pathognomonic of a lesion in(More)
Charles Bonnet syndrome is an underrecognized disease that involves visual hallucinations in visually impaired patients. We present the cases of three patients who experienced complex visual hallucinations following various pathomechanisms. In two cases, diagnosis showed coexistence of occipital lobe damage with ocular damage, while in the third case it(More)
Sir, A 27‐year‐old man without past medical history developed vertigo and gait imbalance two hours after diving in cold water. The magnetic resonance imaging revealed ischemic lesion in the right side of medulla oblongata in the area of right posterior inferior artery (PICA). Computerized tomography‐angiography (CTA) showed right vertebral artery (VA)(More)
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