Madeline Schwartzman

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Two women with typical stiff-man syndrome (SMS) developed increasingly frequent attacks of muscle spasms with severe paroxysmal autonomic dysfunctions such as transient hyperpyrexia, diaphoresis, tachypnea, tachycardia, pupillary dilation, and arterial hypertension. Autoantibodies to GABA-ergic neurons were identified in the serum of both patients and in(More)
Antiepileptic drug-induced dyskinesias are well described with phenytoin but have only occasionally been reported with carbamazepine. We present two patients with carbamazepine-induced dyskinesia, one with ocular skew deviation and down-beating nystagmus associated with a high therapeutic level, and another with systemic dyskinesia with a toxic(More)
Bilateral, idiopathic, essentially asymptomatic but hemodynamically significant stenosis or occlusion of the sigmoid sinuses is extremely rare. We report a child with the angiographic features of occlusion of the right sigmoid sinus and severe stenosis on the contralateral side, presenting with megalencephaly and a cranial bruit. Cranial computed(More)
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