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Limbic encephalitis (LE) associated with positive potassium channel complex antibodies often manifests with faciobrachial dystonic seizures (FBDS). We retrospectively analyze two cases, admitted to our video-EEG unit between 2006 and 2014. Both patients were males, aged 66 and 76 years respectively, presenting with brief, but very frequent uni/bilateral(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between cognitive reserve and concentration of Aβ1-42 in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of patients with mild cognitive impairment, those with Alzheimer's disease, and in control subjects. METHODS Thirty-three participants from the Argentina-Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative(More)
We present a female patient aged 51 who developed behavioral disorders followed by cognitive impairment over 3 years. Neuropsychological, neuropsychiatric, and radiological features suggested a probable behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD). A family history of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and parkinsonism suggested the hexanucleotide(More)
INTRODUCTION The Clinical Dementia Rating Scale (CDR) is a tool designed to quantify the severity of dementia symptoms and is also useful to assess disease progression, in Alzheimer's disease (AD). A new version of the scale was developed by adding two extra domains that focused on the core aspects of frontotemporal dementia symptomatology, Language and(More)
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to present 2 patients with simple partial refractory status epilepticus (RSE) treated with a single oral lacosamide (LCM) dose and to review the literature on this topic. METHOD A retrospective description of 2 patients with simple partial RSE treated with 300 mg of LCM per os (p.o.) and a literature review were done. RESULTS(More)
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