Kulthida Methawasin

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Transverse myelitis refers to the inflammatory process involving the spinal cord. Clinical features can be either acute or subacute onset that results in neurological deficits such as weakness and/or numbness of extremities as well as autonomic dysfunctions. While there are some etiologies related, a viral infection is common. However, the hepatitis A virus(More)
Blepharoclonus refers to myoclonic rhythmic eyelid closure. This is an extremely rare abnormal movement of the eyelids. The symptom has an ill-defned anatomical localization and hypothesized etiologies are diverse. We describe a 42 year-old woman with known poorly controlled hypertension (HTN) who presented with a three-week history ofataxia, dysmetria, and(More)
The result of initial treatment with amphotericin B (0.7 mg/kg/day) plus rifampin (600 mg/day) for 2 weeks, followed by fluconazole (400 mg/day) for 8 weeks in the acute treatment of cryptococcal meningitis in AIDS is reported. There were 10 patients in the study: at 2 weeks, all had made a clinical response and cerebrospinal fluid was sterile in 4(More)
OBJECTIVE The risk of recurrent ischemic stroke and acute coronary syndrome increased in the large artery atherosclerotic subtype. The purpose of this study was to compare 2-year outcomes between the ischemic stroke patients with intracranial arterial stenosis without significant extracranial carotid stenosis and the patients with extracranial carotid(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this subgroup analysis was to identify the risk factors associated with the development of various movement disorder phenotypes. METHODS Eighty-three non-Wilsonian cirrhotic patients with abnormal movements were allocated into the following groups: intention tremor, bradykinesia, Parkinsonism, and abnormal ocular movements. These(More)
OBJECTIVE Parkinsonism and other movement disorders have previously been reported in the acquired hepatocerebral degeneration associated with portosystemic shunting. However, there is no study to date about their prevalence as has been noted in general practice. METHODS One hundred and forty-three patients with hepatic cirrhosis from the gastroenterology(More)
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