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BACKGROUND The presence and degree of neuronal degeneration already existing in patients at their initial presentation with a clinically isolated syndrome suggestive of multiple sclerosis (CIS) is unclear, and whole brain or whole normalised grey matter analyses have not demonstrated significant atrophy in CIS cohorts at clinical presentation. Voxel-based(More)
OBJECTIVE The human Herpesvirus type-6 (HHV-6) has been implicated in multiple sclerosis (MS). Valacyclovir is an antiviral agent with an excellent safety profile. A two-year placebo-controlled, double-blind study was conducted to (1) ascertain if high-dose, prolonged treatment with valacyclovir would be safe and (2) observe if valacyclovir would delay the(More)
Motor involvement in acute herpes zoster does occur,but is rare. Most causes of zoster paresis are due to the extension of the inflammation to the anterior horn and/or anterior motor roots. We report a female patient with an unusual diaphragmatic paralysis caused by cervical herpes zoster. The lesion, diagnosed by MRI, involved the anterior horn of the(More)
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