It has been demonstrated that healthy centenarians have more favorable anthropometric characteristics and insulin-mediated glucose uptake than aged subjects. The plasma insulin-like-growth factor I (IGF-I) concentration may account for such differences. Three groups of subjects were studied: 1) adults (< 50 yr; n = 30), 2) aged subjects (75-99 yr; n = 30),… (More)
We describe a case of adult-onset biphasic Rasmussen's encephalitis who presented seizures and left dyskinesias at the onset and, after 1 year, language disorder. Serial MRI and [(18)F] FDG-PET scans were performed showing involvement of the right cerebral hemisphere in the first phase and of the contralateral one in the second.