Saleem M Sheikh

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BACKGROUND Post injection sciatic nerve injury is a common cause of sciatic nerve mononeuropathy in the developing world largely due to inadequate health care facilites in the rural regions. OBJECTIVE The study was conducted to analyse the pattern of this nerve lesion in clinical and electrophysiological parameters and also to study the outcome in a(More)
Treatments and perceptions of epilepsy have been found to vary across cultures. This study draws on a comparison of two patient samples, one from the United States (n=28), the other from Kashmir (n=29), to gauge the similarities and differences in social perceptions of epilepsy, attitudes toward conventional and alternative treatments, practice of(More)
Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a disorder defined by clinical criteria that include signs and symptoms isolated to those produced by increased intracranial pressure (ICP; e. g., headache, papilledema, and vision loss), elevated ICP with normal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) composition, and no other cause of intracranial hypertension evident on(More)
INTRODUCTION Migraine is a complex, recurrent headache disorder that is one of the most common complaints in neurology practice. The role of various genes in its pathogenesis is being studied. We did this study to see whether an association exists between ACE gene I/D polymorphism and migraine in our region. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study included 100(More)
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