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Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neuropsychiatric disorder with typical onset in childhood and characterized by chronic occurrence of motor and vocal tics. The disorder can lead to serious impairments of both quality of life and psychosocial functioning, particularly for those individuals displaying complex tics. In such patients, drug treatment is recommended.(More)
A 30-year-old woman underwent surgical partial callosotomy (posterior half) for removal of an arteriovenous malformation. The patient submitted to neuropsychological evaluation before and after surgery for a period of 8 months. There was transient dysfunction attributable to disconnection of parietal, temporal, and occipital connections. Because the(More)
Neurodegenerative movement disorders, such as Huntington's disease (HD), have become a promising field for Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). This study aims to contribute to the establishment of a well-grounded database including both expected and unexpected effects of pallidal DBS in HD, and to discuss the ethical and legal restrictions of DBS in cognitively(More)
BACKGROUND Recently, a clinical classification system was described to determine whether symptoms and signs of patients presenting with a first episode suggestive of multiple sclerosis (MS) indicate the presence of monofocal or multifocal disease. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the value of this new classification system by comparing the results with those of(More)
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