L J López-Del Val

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INTRODUCTION Pseudotumor cerebri (PC) is a complex syndrome characterized by increased intracranial pressure in the absence of any space occupying lesion, usually self limiting, but often relapsing. Diagnosis is based on a record of intracranial pressure of over a limit of 250 mmH2O. Morbidity is basically due to possible loss of vision associated with(More)
INTRODUCTION Tetrabenazine is a benzoquinolizine with a high antidopaminergic potential due to a monoamine depletion effect that acts equally on the three main neurotransmitters (dopamine, noradrenalin and serotonin). This potential explains why this group of pharmaceutical agents has been used for years to treat different types of hyperkinetic syndromes.(More)
INTRODUCTION The term amnesic stroke is used to describe a condition in which the dominant symptom is a relatively persistent acute amnesia of a vascular origin. It may appear in cases of lesions in the posterior cerebral artery (PCA), thalamic arteries and anterior choroidal artery, and clinical reports describing this condition are scarce. CASE REPORT(More)
INTRODUCTION Intracranial calcifications are a frequent chance finding in many neuroimaging tests. We report two clinical cases with intracranial calcifications as a common feature, but which had very different aetiologies and presenting symptoms. CASE REPORTS The first case involved a 51-year-old male with a single tonic-clonic convulsive seizure(More)
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