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The prevalence and risk factors of peripheral neuropathy among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus; the case of Jordan
BackgroundPeripheral neuropathy is one of the most common microvascular complication of diabetes mellitus. This study is conducted to determine the prevalence of diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN)Expand
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Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies from Jordan 1996–2009
To describe demographic characteristics, clinical features and outcome of Jordanian patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM), a retrospective chart review of all patients diagnosed withExpand
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Mini mental status examination (MMSE) in stable chronic renal failure patients on hemodialysis: The effects of hemodialysis on the MMSE score. A prospective study
Cognitive impairment is common in hemodialysis (HD) patients. The mini mental status examination is a simple screening test for dementia. The objectives of this study were to (1) study and compareExpand
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Treatment of MuSK-Associated Myasthenia Gravis
Opinion StatementApproximately 5–8 % of myasthenia gravis (MG) patients test positive for antibodies against muscle- specific tyrosine kinase (MuSK) receptors. Except in extremely rare reports, allExpand
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The Promoter SNP, but not the Alternative Splicing SNP, is Linked to Multiple Sclerosis Among Jordanian Patients
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease of the human central nervous system. A number of studies with compelling evidence have provided correlation between single nucleotideExpand
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Mesenchymal stem cells and conditioned media in the treatment of multiple sclerosis patients: Clinical, ophthalmological and radiological assessments of safety and efficacy
This open‐label prospective phase I/IIa clinical study used autologous bone marrow‐derived mesenchymal stromal cells (BM‐MSCs) followed by mesenchymal stromal cells conditioned media (MSC‐CM) for theExpand
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MRI documented acute myelitis in a patient with Vogt–Koyanagi–Harada syndrome: First report
MRI findings in transverse myelitis complicating Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) syndrome have not been documented before. Here, we present a case with acute myelitis complicating VKH syndrome and showExpand
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Clinical Experience with Gullain Barre Syndrome Over a 6-Year Period in One Hospital in The Middle East
Background: Gullain Barre Syndrome (GBS) is the most common cause of sporadic acute flaccid paralysis but is still relatively rare. No series describing the full clinical course of patients with GBSExpand
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Nonconvulsive status epilepticus: High incidence in dialysis‐dependent patients
Nonconvulsive status epilepticus is defined as a mental status change from baseline of at least a 30‐min duration associated with constant or near‐continuous ictal discharges on anExpand
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Towards establishing a multiple sclerosis biobank in Jordan
Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have been a promising approach in unraveling genetic associations to multiple sclerosis (MS), a complex, multifactorial disease. Biobanks are repositories ofExpand
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