Monthly Archives: April 2014

Close to the model (the closing-in phenomenon in Alzheimer disease).

The closing-in phenomenon occurs when a drawing is reproduced close, next or partially superimposed on the original model, despite a clear consign to do not do so. This behavior has been often reported in patients with Alzheimer disease. However, patients … Continue reading

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When the neurologist meets the dentist

Post-traumatic trigeminal neuropathy is a frequent disorder occurring with a proportion of 40% of all cases of trigeminal neuropathy. This condition manifests after traumatic injury of the facial branches of the trigeminal nerve. A great number of cases occur with … Continue reading

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A challenging neurological disease

I think that Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) is one of the most challenging diseases in Neurology. The condition is certainly frequent, especially in people over 80’. The first time, the term Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus was adopted in 1964 in a … Continue reading

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