Clinical Neurology and Neuroscience

Volume 1, Issue 4, November 2017

  • Epidemiology of Acute Polyradiculoneuritis at Fann Department of Neurology Dakar, Senegal

    Anna Modji Basse, Soumaila Boubacar, Adjaratou Dieynabou Sow, Ngor Side Diagne, Marième Soda Diop, Ndiaga Matar Gaye, Maouly Fall, Ibrahima Mariam Diallo, Ousmane Cisse, Alassane Mamadou Diop, Lala Bouna Seck, Kamadore Touré, Moustapha Ndiaye, Amadou Gallo Diop, Mouhamadou Mansour Ndiaye

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, November 2017
    Pages: 76-79
    Received: 15 March 2017
    Accepted: 21 April 2017
    Published: 28 June 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cnn.20170104.11
    Abstract: The acute polyradiculoneuritis (APRN) Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS) is the most typical case and best documented. In sub Saharan Africa, very few studies are conducted are peripheral neuropathies in general and the APR in particular. The goal of our was to determine the epidemiological profile of the patients hospitalized in our service and in the ... Show More
  • Demyelinating Polyneuropathy Complicating Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Case Report

    Patrice Ntenga, K. Kabulo, Bugeme M., Mourabit S., S. Boubacar, A. Nahantchi, Mansare L. M., Cisse O., Bakhroum M., Touré K., M. Ndiaye, M. M. Ndiaye

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, November 2017
    Pages: 80-83
    Received: 11 March 2017
    Accepted: 1 June 2017
    Published: 7 August 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cnn.20170104.12
    Abstract: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an inflammatory disease of unknown cause, characterized biologically by producing multiple autoantibodies, the most characteristics are directed against some kernel components such as deoxyribonucleic acid and native nucleosomes. Neurological manifestations are frequent and polymorphous. They are dominated by c... Show More
  • Promise of Autologous Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation to Patients with Spinal Cord Injury-Current Status

    Mahaboob Vali Shaik, Subrahmanyam Gangapatnam

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, November 2017
    Pages: 84-95
    Received: 1 April 2017
    Accepted: 12 May 2017
    Published: 30 August 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cnn.20170104.13
    Abstract: Due to rapid industrialization, population raise and development of real estate business results to build of enormous constructions, which leads to the injuries of spinal cord. The burden of spinal cord injury induced limb paralysis increasing every year in India. Increasing vehicular traffic has caused numerous road traffic accidents. Spinal cord ... Show More
  • Role of Propranolol and Clonidine in Sympathetic Hyperactivity After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

    Mohamed Mostafa Megahed, Tamer Nabil Habib, Zeyad Moqbel, Riyad Abdullah Almogahed, Islam El Sayed Mohamed Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, November 2017
    Pages: 96-103
    Received: 5 June 2017
    Accepted: 22 June 2017
    Published: 24 October 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cnn.20170104.14
    Abstract: Sympathetic hyperactivity following severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) has compounding negative consequences on many body organs. Adrenergic blockade using beta blockers and alpha 2 agonists demonstrated positive effects in decreasing sympathetic hyperactivity and increasing survival. This study was conducted on 50 adult patients with severe TBI r... Show More
  • Neuromyelitis Optica with Negative Anti-Aquaporin-4 Antibodies: About an Observation

    Marcellin Bugeme, Kegnide Cadnelle Christelle Affognon, Kouda Daniel Asta, Salahedine Mourabit, Olivier Mukuku

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, November 2017
    Pages: 104-106
    Received: 22 October 2017
    Accepted: 6 November 2017
    Published: 11 December 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cnn.20170104.15
    Abstract: Devic’s Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) is a rare demyelinating disorder affecting the optic nerves and spinal cord, with a relative brain saving. The diagnosis involves optic neuropathy and acute myelitis. The dosage of anti-aquaporin-4 autoantibodies is generally positive, but its negativity does not call into question the diagnosis. We report the cas... Show More