Mário-Sérgio Swerts

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The relationship between cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis and brain lesions seen on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was studied. Three groups of 11 patients with multiple sclerosis, matched for the variables of disability, duration of illness, age and sex, were included. On the basis of neuropsychological testing, the groups were seen to differ(More)
Treacher Collins syndrome (TCS) is a rare autosomal dominant disorder of craniofacial development. Major features include midface hypoplasia, micrognathia, microtia, conductive hearing loss, and cleft palate. The present study is on the orofacial features of 7 Brazilian patients with sporadic TCS aged 4 to 38 years. All patients presented the typical(More)
46 patients with clinically definite multiple sclerosis were studied to compare intellectual function (Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale) with other clinical expressions of the disease. Estimated premorbid I.Q. was compared to actual I.Q. 35% had I.Q. decrease of 0-14 points (clinically insignificant); 56% had mild to moderate I.Q. decrease of 15-29 points(More)
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