Mine Hayriye Sorgun

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The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy and side effects of botulinum toxin (BTX) in the treatment of hemifacial spasm (HFS). We also focused on the divergence between different injection techniques and commercial forms. We retrospectively evaluated 470 sessions of BTX injections administered to 68 patients with HFS. The initial time of(More)
Bilateral optic neuritis has been reported very rarely as a manifestation of neuro-Behçet's disease. We present a 50 year old woman who had 20-year history of Behçet's disease presented with acutely blurred vision associated with orbital pain in both eyes. Visual acuity was 0.4 in the right eye and light perception in the left eye; afferent pupillary defect(More)
BACKGROUND Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation is an effective treatment for the symptomatic treatment of Parkinson's disease. Apart from the obvious motor benefits, some cognitive side effects have been reported, particularly in verbal fluency. OBJECTIVES Our aim was to evaluate the effects of the stimulation on verbal fluency and visuospatial(More)
BACKGROUND Two types of watershed infarcts (WI) are recognized. Internal WI are usually attributed to either severe stenosis in large arteries or acute hypotensive events, whereas external WI are thought to be caused by embolism. The aim of this study was to determine the etiologic background and prognosis of external and internal WI in our patients. (More)
Nutritional problems associated with multiple sclerosis (MS) have been observed in a number of studies and case reports. However, the prevalence of malnutrition in MS patients is currently unknown. The primary aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of malnutrition in MS patients and to compare the frequency of malnutrition in MS to that of other(More)
©2016 Turkish League Against Rheumatism. All rights reserved. ABSTRACT Objectives: This study aims to report the outcomes of patients with Behçet’s disease (BD) with cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) due to BD compared to patients with CVT due to other causes and to discuss the treatment options. Patients and methods: Files of 47 patients admitted to our(More)
Therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) is a procedure that reduces amount of circulating antibodies in patients through filtration for the treatment of neurologic diseases in which autoimmunity plays a major role. We reviewed the medical records of 92 neurologic patients who had been consecutively treated by TPE between June 2000 and April 2011 at Ankara(More)
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a rare, slowly progressive disease resulting in severe neurological deficit and death. Presentation with pure psychiatric symptoms has been rarely reported in the literature [1–3]. We describe a SSPE case of 20-year-old male who presented with manic episode. His mother brought him to our hospital with abnormal(More)
Abnormal connection between the smaller meningeal branches of the internal and/or external carotid arteries and the cavernous sinus are called dural fistula of the cavernous sinus (FCS)[1]. FCS usually results from traumatic tear in the cavernous segment of internal carotid artery or spontaneous rupture of an aneurysm within this segment. The typical(More)