Clinical, neurological, and electrophysiological features of nodding syndrome in Kitgum, Uganda: an observational case series.

@article{Sejvar2013ClinicalNA,
  title={Clinical, neurological, and electrophysiological features of nodding syndrome in Kitgum, Uganda: an observational case series.},
  author={James Sejvar and Angelina M. Kakooza and Jennifer L. Foltz and Issa Makumbi and Anne Deborah Atai-Omoruto and Mugagga Malimbo and Richard Ndyomugyenyi and Lorraine Ni{\~n}o Alexander and Betty Abang and R. Gregory Downing and Andrew Ehrenberg and Kristin P Guilliams and Sandra Helmers and Paul Melstrom and Dennis Olara and Seth J Perlman and Jeffrey Ratto and Edwin Trevathan and Andrea S. Winkler and Scott F Dowell and D. K. W. Lwamafa},
  journal={The Lancet. Neurology},
  year={2013},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={166-74}
}
BACKGROUND Nodding syndrome is an unexplained illness characterised by head-bobbing spells. The clinical and epidemiological features are incompletely described, and the explanation for the nodding and the underlying cause of nodding syndrome are unknown. We aimed to describe the clinical and neurological diagnostic features of this illness. METHODS In December, 2009, we did a multifaceted investigation to assess epidemiological and clinical illness features in 13 parishes in Kitgum District… CONTINUE READING
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