Clinical Neurology and Neuroscience

Volume 1, Issue 2, May 2017

  • Symptomatic Disc Herniations: A Review to Understand Pathophysiology and Prediction of Outcomes

    Tagbo Ilozue, Mohamed Abdelsadg, Avinash Kumar Kanodia, Kismet Hossain-Ibrahim

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, May 2017
    Pages: 24-33
    Received: 28 February 2017
    Accepted: 24 March 2017
    Published: 10 April 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cnn.20170102.11
    Abstract: Lumbar disc herniation is a common condition with a significant impact on health and economics worldwide. Although deemed unrequired in the majority of cases; surgery has a cardinal role in the management of this disease. Most patients will experience symptomatic improvement following conservative treatment, in fact some will experience complete re... Show More
  • Ring Cell Gastric Cancer Presenting with Headache

    Selin Yetkinel, Basak Karakurum Goksel

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, May 2017
    Pages: 34-37
    Received: 24 January 2017
    Accepted: 6 April 2017
    Published: 30 April 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cnn.20170102.12
    Abstract: Headache, the most common symptom of cerebral dysfunction caused by leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, may be the only symptom. The headache usually results from increased intracranial pressure. Brain metastasis of gastric cancer in particular is rarely encountered and leptomeningeal carcinomatosis (LMC) is even less common. Presentation with isolated ... Show More
  • Multiphasic Neuromyelitis Optica and Life-threatening: A Case Repport

    Patrice Ntenga, Salaheddine Mourabit, Soumaila Boubacar, Ousmane Cissé, Mouhamed Lelouma Mansare, Kamadore Touré, Ndiaye Moustapha, Mouhamadou Mansour Ndiaye

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, May 2017
    Pages: 38-40
    Received: 25 February 2017
    Accepted: 5 April 2017
    Published: 30 April 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cnn.20170102.13
    Abstract: Neuromyelitisoptica is an inflammatory and demyelinating disease of the central nervous system that affects astrocytes in the optic nerve and the spinal cord. It is characterized by outbreaks of transverse myelitis and retro bulbar optic neuropathy with a pejorative aspect in terms of prognosis and prognosis in the short and medium term. We report ... Show More
  • The Burden of Geriatric Depression on the Family Caregiver

    Onya Obianma Nneka, Stanley Catherine Nonyelum, Stanley Princewill Chukwuemeka

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, May 2017
    Pages: 41-46
    Received: 6 March 2017
    Accepted: 28 March 2017
    Published: 3 May 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cnn.20170102.14
    Abstract: The study was done to determine the influence of geriatric depression among the General Outpatient Department of the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) attendees on the family caregiver. It is a well known fact that the illness of any member of the family has tremendous impact on other family members in several ways and for severa... Show More
  • Diagnosis Approach and Management of Rhombencephalitis: Literature Review

    Ibrahima Mariam Diallo, Soumaila Boubacar, Mohamed Lelouma Mansaré, Ousmane Cissé, Japhari Nyassindé, Marie Emilie Yandé Ndong, Mame Maïmouna Diaw Santos, Abou Gueye, Anna Modji Basse, Adjaratou Dieynabou Sow, Marième Soda Diop, Lala Bouna Seck, Kamador Touré, Moustapha Ndiaye, Amadou Gallo Diop, Mouhamadou Mansour Ndiaye

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 2, May 2017
    Pages: 47-51
    Received: 7 February 2017
    Accepted: 30 March 2017
    Published: 18 May 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cnn.20170102.15
    Abstract: Rhombencephalitis refers to inflammatory diseases of the rhombencephalon. We present here a literature review of this pathology. It was originally described by Edwin Bickerstaff and Philip Cloake in 1951. The terms Rhombencephalitis and trunk encephalitis are interchangeable. It is a rare disease but potentially serious. The symptomatology is chara... Show More