Kulthida Methawasin

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BACKGROUND Prospective studies on lipids and risk of Parkinson's disease (PD) in Asian populations are sparse. This study prospectively examined the associations between dietary cholesterol and major fatty acids, and risk of PD among the Chinese in Singapore. METHODS This study used data from the Singapore Chinese Health Study, a population-based(More)
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)
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)
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)
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