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Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis (AHL) is a rare demyelinating disease mainly affecting children, characterized by acute onset, progressive course and high mortality. A 62-year-old man was admitted to our Unit for diplopia and ataxia ensuing 2 weeks after the onset of pneumonia. MRI T2-weighted images showed signal hyperintensities in the brainstem.(More)
BACKGROUND The correlation between Parkinson disease and malnutrition is well established, however a protein-restricted diet is usually prescribed because of potentially negative interactions between dietary amino acids and l-dopa pharmacokinetics. This strategy could increase the risk of further nutritional deficits. METHODS A monocentric, prospective,(More)
A 49 year-old healthy woman developed two rare primary headaches. At the age of 23 she experienced single painful stabs in the left orbital-temporal region lasting few seconds, every 6-7 months. In the subsequent 3 years the single pain attacks became longer in duration, they were accompanied by ipsilateral conjunctival injection and tearing, and frequency(More)
OBJECTIVE Stroke is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the world. The endocannabinoid (eCB) system is upregulated in several neurological diseases including stroke. A previous animal study demonstrated an increased expression of the endocannabinoid receptor 1 (CB1R) in the penumbra area surrounding the ischemic core, suggesting a crucial(More)
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