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Despite clinical similitude, there is a tendency to consider trigeminal pain in multiple sclerosis (MS) as a distinct condition. To evaluate clinical differences in trigeminal pain presentation in patients with and without underlying MS, we compared clinical characteristics of facial pain found in 15 consecutive MS patients with those reported by 13(More)
Oligodendrogliomas are brain tumors with unpredictable biological and clinical behavior. Prognostic factors related to survival are still controversial. The present study reviews 50 patients with well-differentiated (WHO grade II) oligodendrogliomas, located in the cerebral hemispheres and operated upon between 1980 and 1998. Prognostic factors studied(More)
As the Internet grows in scale and complexity, the need for accurate traffic measurement increases. Among the different parameters relevant to traffic measurement, the paper pays attention to the available bandwidth of a path. In particular , a performance comparison of three different techniques, devoted to available bandwidth measurement, is attained(More)
Pattern recognition is the discipline studying the design and operation of systems capable to recognize patterns with specific properties in data sources. Intrusion detection, on the other hand, is in charge of identifying anomalous activities by analyzing a data source, be it the logs of an operating system or in the network traffic. It is easy to find(More)
BACKGROUND The role of sleep in cognitive processes has been confirmed by a growing number of reports for all ages of life. Analysing sleep electroencephalogram (EEG) spectra may be useful to study cortical organisation in individuals with Borderline Intellectual Functioning (BIF), as seen in other disturbances even if it is not considered a disease. The(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the frequency and the main clinical features of tremor in primary adult-onset dystonia (PAOD). METHODS This cross-sectional study was conducted on 429 patients with PAOD from eight Italian movement disorder centres. RESULTS Of the 429 dystonic patients, 72 (16.7%) had tremor. Although sex and age at dystonia onset were similar(More)
Arachnoid cysts (AC) are usually asymptomatic. However, very rarely they can become symptomatic due to cyst enlargement or haemorrhage, often after head trauma. In such cases bleeding is often confined to the subdural space, but intracystic haemorrhage has rarely been observed. We report a case of a child who had intracranial hypertension syndrome due to a(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Despite the growing number of reports describing adult-onset primary lower limb dystonia (LLD) this entity has never been systematically evaluated in the general population of patients with primary adult-onset dystonia. METHODS From outpatients with adult-onset primary dystonia attending nine Italian University centres for movement(More)