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Articles on Neurology
Evidence for Inflammation in Fabry’s Disease? Headache and Muscle Involvement Responding to Corticosteroid and Methotrexate Treatment
We report the case of a 38-year-old female patient who had been diagnosed as lupus erythematosus because of generalized muscle and burning pain combined with slightly elevated C-reactive protein (CRP) and antinuclear antibodies (ANA) 1:640. Twelve years later, Fabry’s disease was diagnosed by…
Posterior versus Anterior Circulation Stroke in Young Adults: A Comparative Study of Stroke Aetiologies and Risk Factors in Stroke among Young Fabry Patients
Although 20–30% of all strokes occur in the posterior circulation, few studies have explored the characteristics of patients with strokes in the posterior compared to the anterior circulation so far. Especially data on young patients is missing. In this secondary analysis of data of the prospective…
Up to one third of all babies and children admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) have a genetic disease. For many of them early identification can make a difference for their immediate and later health.
Novel GNB1 Mutations Disrupt Assembly and Function of G Protein Heterotrimers and Cause Global Developmental Delay in Humans
Global developmental delay (GDD), often accompanied by intellectual disability, seizures and other features is a severe, clinically and genetically highly heterogeneous childhood-onset disorder. In cases where genetic causes have been identified, de-novo mutations in neuronally expressed genes are…
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a rare muscle disorder but it is one of the most frequent genetic conditions affecting approximately 1 in 3,500 male births worldwide. The goal of this study is to identify and validate a new biochemical marker from the plasma of affected patients helping to…