Solène Ansquer

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BACKGROUND The factors contributing to the development and severity of obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tourette's syndrome, pathological gambling, and addictions remain poorly understood, limiting the development of therapeutic and preventive strategies. Recent evidence indicates that impulse-control deficits(More)
Impulse control disorders (ICDs) are debilitating side effects of dopamine replacement therapy (DRT) in Parkinson's disease (PD) that severely affect the quality of life of patients. While DRT, the pattern and extent of neurodegeneration, and prodromic factors of vulnerability (e.g. impulsivity) have all been hypothesized to play a role in the development(More)
BACKGROUND Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has been proposed to treat patients with severe Tourette's syndrome, and open-label trials and two small double-blind trials have tested DBS of the posterior and the anterior internal globus pallidus (aGPi). We aimed to specifically assess the efficacy of aGPi DBS for severe Tourette's syndrome. METHODS In this(More)
INTRODUCTION Bilateral femoral nerve injury can occur after various surgical and nonsurgical processes, but has rarely been reported. CASE REPORT We describe a case of bilateral femoral neuropathy after a suicide attempt in a 41-year-old woman. We suggest a stretch mechanism to explain this observation. We also discuss the other causes of bilateral nerve(More)
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