Ricardo Theaux

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An Argentine male child died at 4.5 years of age of a lethal mitochondrial disease associated with a MELAS mutation and a Barth syndrome-like presentation. The child had severe failure to thrive from the early months and for approximately two years thereafter. In addition, the patient had severely delayed gross motor milestones, marked muscle weakness, and(More)
Inclusion body myositis (IBM) is a primary inflammatory myopathy characterized by an older age at presentation. We describe four IBM cases fulfilling Mendell's diagnostic criteria. All patients were older than 60 years at diagnosis and the mean length of time from onset to diagnosis was 5.7 years. Two of them complained of leg weakness with unsteady gait(More)
Our objective is to present a series of 20 cases of children under 15 years operated on of intractable epilepsy in the last 12 years in Sanatorio Allende of Córdoba, based on medical records and follow up. Were included 8 patients with cortical dysplasias, 6 with tumors, 2 with Rasmüssen syndrome, 1 with mesial gliosis, 1 with porencephalic cyst, 1 with(More)
The authors report the case of a 66-year-old woman who developed progressive occipital dysfunction and lately a dementing illness. Brain CT revealed posterior cerebral atrophy. Post-mortem examination showed the characteristic features of Alzheimer's disease, mainly in the posterior areas, relatively sparing the amygdala and Ammon's horn. The occurrence of(More)
The induction of neurological signs by immunization of rabbits with gangliosides has been a controversial topic for many years. Recently, Yuki et al. [N. Yuki, M. Yamada, M. Koga, M. Odaka, K. Susuki, Y. Tagawa, et al. Animal model of axonal Guillain-Barré syndrome induced by sensitization with GM1 ganglioside. Ann Neurol 2001;49:712-720.] described an(More)
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