A patient with tremor, part 1: making the diagnosis
- DISTONIAS LARÃNGEA E ORO-MANDIBULAR: REVISÃƒO E TRATAMENTO. Rosas, Maria José; Sá, Maria José // Revista da Faculdade de CiÃªncias da SaÃºde;2007, Issue 4, p190
Dystonias are a poorly perceived group of movement disorders of unknown etiology, which are believed to be due to basal ganglia dysfunction. They are characterized by the occurrence of involuntary and sustained muscle contractions which provoke repetitive movements, torsion and abnormal...
- Epidemiology of CN IV Palsies. Gunderson, Charlise A.; Mazow, Malcolm L.; Avilla, Cynthia W. // American Orthoptic Journal;2001, Vol. 51, p99
Focuses on a study that examined the etiologies of CN IV palsies based on age and treatment options for different age groups. Materials and methods used; Results and discussion.
- A guide to the management of acute rhinosinusitis in primary care management strategy based on best evidence and recent European guidelines. Foden, Neil; Burgess, Christopher; Shepherd, Kathryn; Almeyd, Robert // British Journal of General Practice;Nov2013, Vol. 63 Issue 616, p611
The article presents a summary of the latest best evidence for the management of acute rhinosinusitis (ARS) in primary care. It discusses the aetiology, pathology, diagnosis and treatment of ARS. It offers information on the new guidelines issued by the European Position Paper on Rhinosinusitis...
- The dystonias. Marsden, C.D.; Quinn, N.P. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/20/90, Vol. 300 Issue 6718, p139
Examines the etiology of dystonia experienced by some people in Great Britain. Cause of the disease; Identification of the movement disorder by modern investigation; Treatment of the disease.
- Etiology of Parkinson's Disease. Zhigao Huang; de la Fuente-Fern�ndez, Ra�l; Stoessl, A. Jon // Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences;Mar2003, Vol. 30, pS10
Evaluates the various genetic and environmental factors thought to involved in Parkinson's disease (PD). Mechanisms that contribute to selective nigral cell death; Growing recognition that PD is likely to arise from the combined effects of genetic predisposition and largely unidentified...
- Keeping pace with ataxia. Narasimhan, Kalyani // Nature Reviews Neuroscience;Apr2006, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p258
Discusses research being done on ataxia. Reference to a study by J. T. Walter et al., published in a 2006 issue of the journal "Nature Neuroscience"; Procedures for the study; Symptoms of episodic ataxia type 2; Causes of ataxia.
- Analysis of familial and sporadic restless legs syndrome in age of onset, gender, and severity features. Hanson, Melissa; Honour, Melissa; Singleton, Amanda; Crawley, Anthony; Singleton, Andrew; Hardy, John; Gwinn-Hardy, Katrina // Journal of Neurology;Nov2004, Vol. 251 Issue 11, p1398
Restless Legs Syndrome is characterized by the irresistible, often indescribable unpleasant urge to move the limbs while resting. It has an estimated prevalence of ~29.3 % in US private practice. Restless Legs Syndrome often has a familial component; whether the familial and non-familial forms...
- The baffling frozen face disorder. Hughes, Rebecca // Good Housekeeping;Jan98, Vol. 226 Issue 1, p151
Discusses Bell's palsy, a form of facial paralysis common in middle-aged men and women. Signs and symptoms of this illness; Information on herpes simplex virus causing this paralysis; Treatment for Bell's palsy; Information on what to do if you experienced symptoms of the illness.
- Tremor. // Pulse;5/11/2011, Vol. 71 Issue 17, p22
The article discusses the nature, management, and surgical options for tremor. It refers to the involuntary, rhythmic oscillation of a body part which is classified by the state of activity and caused by Parkinson's disease. Patients with tremor need careful explanation of the problem and...