Clinical Neurology and Neuroscience

Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2019

  • Identification of Possible Maternal Risk Factors for Development of Syndromic Oro-Facial Clefts

    Coelette Smit, Kurt-Wilhelm Bütow, Sharan Naidoo, Steve Olorunju

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 58-65
    Received: 13 May 2019
    Accepted: 18 June 2019
    Published: 23 July 2019
    Abstract: Context: The concept “epigenetics” highlights that environmental factors are able to trigger changes in gene activity. This confounds the search for aetiological factors of syndromic oro-facial clefts as it interplays between genetics and environmental stimulation. Subjects and Methods: The study makes use of a database of syndromic cleft patients ... Show More
  • A Case of Cauda Equina Arachnoiditis Ossificans and Review the Literature

    Luo Jianxian, Yang Yuhao, Lin Hongsheng

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 66-68
    Received: 9 June 2019
    Accepted: 15 July 2019
    Published: 30 July 2019
    Abstract: Arachnoiditis ossificans is a rare, chronic and progressive disease, especially cauda equina. Most of its causes are due to severe trauma or sequelae after spinal surgery, generally gradual calcification from the initial adhesive arachnoiditis to the end stage of ossified arachnoiditis. At present, the treatment of this rare disease standard is dif... Show More
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhages Secondary to Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome: Case Report and Literature Review

    François Dantas, Eustáquio Claret dos Santos Júnior, Tiago Silva e Carvalho, Róberti Uili Rodrigues Firmino, Rômulo Tscherbakowski Nunes de Guimarães Mourão, Mariana Couy Fonseca, Fernando Luiz Rolemberg Dantas, Ricardo Vieira Botelho, Rogério Zenóbio Darwich

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 69-73
    Received: 10 June 2019
    Accepted: 22 July 2019
    Published: 12 August 2019
    Abstract: Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome is an unusual entity, characterized by recurrent thunderclap headache and segmental narrowing of the cerebral arteries, typically with remission within three months. It has been described since the 1960s with several names, including Call-Fleming syndrome. More than 500 cases have been described in the ... Show More