Mohammad Reza Ashrafi

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OBJECTIVE Association of mirror movements with special kinds of neural tube defects, particularly cranial dermal sinus and cervical myelomeningocele, is extremely rare. We have tried to explain the probable pathophysiology underlying this rare condition. CLINICAL PRESENTATION Two cases are presented. Case 1: A right-handed 3-year-old boy brought to the(More)
OBJECTIVE Approximately one third of epileptic children are resistant to anticonvulsant drugs. This study evaluates the effectiveness, safety, and tolerability of pregabalin as adjunctive therapy in epileptic children relative to Zonisamide. MATERIALS & METHODS From April 2012 to November 2012,121 children were referred to Mofid Children's Hospital with(More)
Moyamoya disease is a rare, chronic cerebrovascular occlusive disease of unknown etiology. It is characterized by progressive stenosis of the arteries of the circle of Willis leading to ischemic strokes in young people and cerebral hemorrhage, which is more frequent in adults. Secondarily, an abnormal network of fine collateral vessels arises at the base of(More)
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