Epidemiology of major neurological disorders project in Al Kharga district, New Valley, Egypt.

@article{Tallawy2010EpidemiologyOM,
  title={Epidemiology of major neurological disorders project in Al Kharga district, New Valley, Egypt.},
  author={Hamdy N A El Tallawy and Wafaa M A Farghaly and Tarek A. Rageh and Ghaydaa A. Shehata and Nabil Abdel-Hakim Metwaly and Noha Abo Elftoh and Ahmed M. Hegazy and Esam A El Moselhy and Ibrahim Rayan and Bastawy M A Al Fawal and Mohamed A Abd Elhamed},
  journal={Neuroepidemiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={
          291-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND/METHODS A door-to-door ('every door') study was carried out to assess the incidence and prevalence rates of epilepsy, stroke, Bell's palsy and cerebral palsy, as well as the prevalence of dementia, extrapyramidal syndromes, muscle and neuromuscular disorders, cerebellar ataxia and primary nocturnal enuresis among the urban and rural populations of Al Kharga district, New Valley, Egypt. The study was carried out in 3 stages from June 1, 2005 to May 31, 2009. A door-to-door screening… CONTINUE READING

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