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  1. Hypokalemic paralysis is characterized by episodic attacks of flaccid muscle weakness of variable duration and severity associated with hypokalemia. Overall, there is a scarcity of data regarding hypokalemic p...

    Authors: Hilal Ahmad Ganie, Waseem Raja Dar, Annada Prasad Bhattacharya and Arjimand Yaqoob
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:17
  2. Bone wax is a hemostatic agent widely used in surgery. Since it is neither absorbed nor metabolized, its use remains risky and a potential cause of complications. Even though its MRI radiological characteristi...

    Authors: Sonia Nagi, Arwa Rekik, Cyrine Drissi and Ihsen Zammel
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:16
  3. During any critical health care situation as COVID-19 pandemic, it is expected that the medical staff will be under a high level of stress. However, nurses specifically are under both physical and psychologica...

    Authors: Eman Ahmed Ali, Mohammad Gamal Sehlo, Ramadan Abdelbr Hussein, Eman Tarek Ali and Ahmed Mohamed Abdalla
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:15
  4. The second-generation antipsychotics (SGAs) are a group of antipsychotic drugs, used to treat psychiatric conditions. SGAs have been shown to precipitate rapid weight gain and dyslipidemia, as well as to promo...

    Authors: Samy Makary, Khaled Abd El Moez, Mona Elsayed and Haydy Hassan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:14
  5. Multi-infarct dementia (MID) is described as a chronic progressive decline in cortical cognitive function due to the occurrence of multiple infarcts in the cerebral vascularization throughout the gray and whit...

    Authors: Bryan Gervais de Liyis, Jane Carissa Sutedja, Putu Mas Isyundra Kesuma, Sulaiman Liyis and I. Putu Eka Widyadharma
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:13
  6. Neurovascular compression syndromes (NVCs) are cranial nerve syndromes caused by direct contact or compression of vascular structures on the cranial nerves at the root exit/entry zone. Cases of combined NVCs a...

    Authors: Prakit Anukoolwittaya, Akarin Hiransuthikul, Sekh Thanprasertsuk and Kammant Phanthumchinda
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:12
  7. Intravenous thrombolysis is the current therapy of choice in patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS). While highly effective, the rate at which the procedure is employed is low. Studies evaluating the causes...

    Authors: Rocksy Fransisca V. Situmeang, Aristo Pangestu, Reza Stevano, Yesenia Tannu, Jessica Herlambang and Cynthia Putri
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:11
  8. We report a case who developed long-term neuropsychiatric sequelae similar to frontotemporal dementia after suffering a "high altitude sickness" while climbing a high mountain without taking precautions agains...

    Authors: Cemile Hazan Tunalı, Süheyla Ünal and Suat Kamışlı
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:10
  9. Gait disorders which caused by stroke are one of the most common causes of functional disabilities in hemiparetic stroke patients that leads to significant impact on quality of life and financial cost. In this...

    Authors: Gehan M. Ahmed, Ebtesam M. Fahmy, Mohamed F. Ibrahim, Ayman A. Nassief, Haidy Elshebawy, Marwa M. Mahfouz and Mahmoud Y. Elzanaty
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:8
  10. Caregivers play an essential role in caring of patients with psychiatric disorders. It is important to focus on family burden and coping styles of chronic psychiatric disorders’ caregivers. In this survey, the...

    Authors: Tahereh Abbaslou, Aida Farsham, Reza Bidaki and Bonnie Bozorg
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:7
  11. Wolfram syndrome is due to a mutation of the WFS1 gene that codes for the transmembrane protein wolframin. This protein is located in the endoplasmic reticulum and is expressed at higher concentrations in the bet...

    Authors: Ayca Kocaaga, Sevgi Yimenicioglu and Murat Bayav
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:6
  12. Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome (RCVS) is a neurovascular condition characterized by a severe sudden-onset headache that may be associated with focal neurological deficits. On imaging, the sugges...

    Authors: Michelle Zonkowski Ribas, Gabriela Ferreira Paticcié, Sara Diógenes Peixoto de Medeiros, Arthur de Oliveira Veras, Felipe Micelli Noleto and Júlio César Claudino dos Santos
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:5
  13. Different studies investigating generalized genetic epilepsy (GGE) have shown that achieving 5 years of remission, early seizure remission, and needing antiseizure medication (ASM) monotherapy may predict favo...

    Authors: Hassan Hosny, Nervana Elfayoumy, Mahmoud Adly and Hend Abdelghany
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:4
  14. Available data collected from patients of different types of acute cerebrovascular strokes can detect risk factors, clinical data (including semiology of seizures), EEG findings and functional outcome of these...

    Authors: Aya Taha Mohamed, Mahmoud Hemeda El Rakawy, Yousry Abo Elnaga Abdelhamid, Ahmed Mohammed Hazzou and Mona Mokhtar Wahid el din
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:3
  15. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neuropsychiatric disorders. Children with ADHD may experience significant functional problems, such as academic concerns at school, poo...

    Authors: Zahra Sepehrmanesh, Alireza Asayeshi, Reza Daneshvar kakhki, Fatemeh Assarian, Habibolla Rahimi and Saeideh Ramezani moghadam Arani
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:2
  16. Post-traumatic epilepsy is defined as the onset of at least one seizure beyond the first week following a traumatic brain injury (TBI). High prevalence of TBI in our setting may contribute to the burden of epi...

    Authors: Mathieu Motah, Daniel Gams Massi, Franklin Assonfack Sinju, Annick Mélanie Magnerou, Eric Guemekane Bila Lamou, Cyrille Nkouonlack, Jacques Doumbe, Ignatius Esene, Verla Vincent Siysi, Victor-Claude Eyenga and Yacouba Njankouo Mapoure
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2023 59:1
  17. Coronavirus disease 2019 (CoVID-19), primarily thought of as a respiratory system disease is actually a multi-system disease with immunological implications. CNS involvement in COVID has been explained in rece...

    Authors: Arka Prava Chakraborty, Alak Pandit, Ajitava Dutta, Shambaditya Das, Goutam Ganguly and Souvik Dubey
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:167
  18. Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is a neurodegenerative disease caused by repetitive spinal cord damage that has resulted in significant clinical morbidity. The clinical evaluation of signs and symptoms, ...

    Authors: Zahraa Y. Jawad, Farqad B. Hamdan and Ihssan S. Nema
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:166
  19. Neuromyelitis optica (NMO), or neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD), is an autoimmune CNS condition which often has a complex clinical course. Longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis (LETM) is a...

    Authors: Joe Joseph, Parissa Feizi, Shreya R. Pasham, Kanika Sharma, Samiksha Srivastava, Mahmoud Elkhooly, Lalit Nirwan, Shruti Jaiswal and Shitiz Sriwastava
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:165
  20. Migraine is a chronic neurological disorder, characterized by recurrent headache attacks featuring specific clinical characteristics. Two-thirds of the migraineurs are women. It takes the second place among th...

    Authors: Tetiana Marusich, Yuliia Solodovnikova, Iryna Hnatyuk and Anatoliy Son
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:164
  21. Functional outcomes of patient with acute ischemic stroke are influenced by the status of the cerebral collaterals. The study aims at evaluating the influence of cerebral collaterals on clinical and radiologic...

    Authors: Esam Saad Darwish, Mostafa H. Othman, Ahmed Hamdy Youssef, Ahmed Mamdouh Tawfik and Amal M. Tohamy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:163
  22. Posterior femoral cutaneous nerve (posterior cutaneous nerve of the thigh) is a sensory nerve arises from the sacral plexus. Its terminal part supplies the skin of the posterior surface of the thigh and poplit...

    Authors: Emmanuel Kamal Aziz Saba
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:162
  23. The aim of this letter to the editor is to discuss the etiology and pathophysiology of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) in two patients, of whom one experienced a mildly symptomatic SAR...

    Authors: Josef Finsterer
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:161
  24. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has continued relentlessly for over one and half years now, causing a threat to life, fear of falling sick, helplessness, anxiety, depression and, pessimism about t...

    Authors: Sadia Sultan, MD. Abu Bashar, Aisha Tabassum, Mohammad Shahid Iqbal, Ibtesam Nomani, Nouf M. Almasoudi, Mawaddah Tayeb, Ghadi W. Munshi and Rahaf K. Matyuri
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:160
  25. We needs to study Primary Large cell Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma of the cranial vault, which is rare, and its association with COVID19 has not been reported, which may have an immunosuppressive effect to aggravate ...

    Authors: Vikas Chandra Jha and Mohammad Shahnawaz Alam
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:159
  26. Facial-onset sensory and motor neuronopathy (FOSMN) is a rare disease whose cardinal features are initial asymmetrical facial sensory deficits slowly evolving and followed by bulbar symptoms and spreading of s...

    Authors: Betül Özenç, Zeki Odabaşı and Ersin Tan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:158
  27. Isolated common peroneal neuropathy (CPN) is the most common lower extremity mononeuropathy and the third most common mononeuropathy overall in adults. It often associated with multiple aetiologies, such as tr...

    Authors: Janudin Baharin, Abdul Hanif Khan Yusof Khan, Anna Misyail Abdul Rashid, Wei Chao Loh, Azliza Ibrahim, Liyana Najwa Inche Mat, Wan Aliaa Wan Sulaiman, Fan Kee Hoo and Hamidon Basri
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:157
  28. Cerebral small vessel disease (SVD) is associated with acute events such as lacunar and hemorrhagic strokes, or chronic events such as cognitive deficit in the form of subcortical dementia, mood deficit in the...

    Authors: Mohamed M. Tawfik, Alaa Ebrahim, Salma Hamed and Mahmoud Haroun
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:156
  29. Chronic liver disease is primarily caused by hepatitis C virus (HCV). HCV produces extrahepatic psychiatric problems. So, patients with CHC who received sofosbuvir-based direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs) w...

    Authors: Zainab Gaber Mahran, Hossam Khalifa, Nahed A. Makhlouf, Dina K. Mostafa, Hani Sayed Aboalam, Ehab F. Moustafa and Gellan K. Ahmed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:155
  30. The COVID-19 vaccine-related Guillain–Barré syndrome (GBS) has been described for both messenger-RNA vaccine and adenovirus-vectored types in a few cases with great public concern and the necessity to inform p...

    Authors: Ali Shalash, Nourhan Belal, Amr S. Zaki, Shady S. Georgy, Mohamed Fahmy Doheim, Ahmed Hazzou and Azza Abdelnasser
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:153
  31. Sudden onset of unilateral weakness of the upper and lower muscles of one side of the face is defined as peripheral facial nerve palsy. Peripheral facial nerve palsy is often idiopathic and sometimes it could ...

    Authors: Serap Bilge, Gülen Gül Mert, M. Özlem Hergüner, Faruk İncecik, Özgür Sürmelioğlu, Sevcan Bilen and Levent Yılmaz
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:152
  32. Idiopathic polyneuropathy is an asymmetrical, length-dependent neuropathy in which neurophysiology demonstrates axonal damage involving large fibers, along with insidious onset and slow progression over 6 mont...

    Authors: Nabiel Abd Elhakeem Metwally, Mahmoud Mohamad Hasan, Abd Elaziz Shokry Abd Elaziz, Ali Farrag Elhadad, Kamal Shabaan Ibraheem, Mohammed Ahmed Ahmed Ali and Hesham Atif Abd Elsalam
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:151
  33. Various studies have shown that about 40–50% of patients with bipolar disorder (BD) are undiagnosed at the time of referral and are often treated as depression. The present meta-analysis was conducted to deter...

    Authors: Fakher Rahim, Kianmehr Rouhani, Ali Delirrooyfard and Mehdi Sayyah
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:150
  34. Depression is common in women, childhood sexual abuse and its related stigma in our culture are expected to increase the severity of depression, and it may be a strong risk factor for the presence of suicidal ...

    Authors: Mohammad Gamal Sehlo, Usama Mahmoud Youssef, Hayam Mohamed Elgohary, Ghada Mohamed Salah El-deen and Eman Ahmed Ali
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:149
  35. Parkinson's disease (PD) is the most common degenerative movement disorder. It is featured by motor manifestations and up till now the clinical diagnosis is based on them. Since the progress in the symptomatic...

    Authors: Said Salah Dahbour, Mohammad J. Al Murr, Liyan H. Oweis, Nada T. Al Antary, Maram Mohsen and Safa Al Fegi
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:148
  36. The research indicates that academic skills and family function may influence academic achievement. The Covid 19 epidemic has impacted regular academic and family function. However, there is a dearth of studie...

    Authors: Muath A. Alammar, Dushad Ram, Ibrahim Abdulrahman Almansour and Abdulrhman Saad Aljammaz
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:147
  37. Dural venous sinus injury results in torrential hemorrhage and exsanguination. The initial review by Harvey Cushing had shown high mortality. The depressed fractures over sinuses were managed conservatively, b...

    Authors: Ajaya Kumar Ayyappan Unnithan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:146
  38. There are several studies which have studied large cohort of Neuro-Bechet’s disease (NBD) patients worldwide However, there is sparse literature about NBD from India. We aimed to characterize the clinical, rad...

    Authors: Rohan R. Mahale, Sneha Kamath, C. M. Ravindranadh, Hansashree Padmanabha, Pooja Mailankody and Mathuranath Pavagada
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:145
  39. This study was aimed to analyze the performance of door-to-CT scan (DTC) time of code stroke at the central referral hospital in Indonesia. Data from 310 patients were obtained in this cross-sectional study. I...

    Authors: Al Rasyid, Mohammad Kurniawan, Taufik Mesiano, Rakhmad Hidayat, Beny Rilianto and Salim Harris
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:144
  40. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is associated with psychiatric and cognitive dysfunctions. We aimed to investigate depression, anxiety, and cognitive function of chronic hepatitis C (CHC) patients before and...

    Authors: Ghaydaa A. Shehata, Gellan K. Ahmed, Elham Ahmed Hassan, Abeer Sharaf El-Din Abdel Rehim, Saad Zaky Mahmoud, Noha Ali Masoud, Gehan S. Seifeldein, Waleed Attia Hassan and Khaled O. Aboshaera
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:143
  41. Hypertonic saline and mannitol are hyperosmolar agents frequently used to lower ICP and relax the brain during surgeries. Several methods have been used to achieve a good and relaxed brain, such as hyperventil...

    Authors: Theodorus Kevin Putra Johansyah, Jeremy Jonathan, I. G. A. A. Andra Yusari, John Nolan, Alif Hakim Alamsyah and Geizar Arsika Ramadhana
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:142
  42. Migraine is a common, chronic, multifactorial neurovascular disorder. It may result in hypoperfusion of other areas other than the brain, as the eye. It may lead to change of the retinal nerve fiber layers (RN...

    Authors: Mohamed Abdelghaffar, Mona Hussein, Nahla H. Thabet, Haidy Elshebawy, Lamiaa I. Daker and Shaimaa H. Soliman
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:141
  43. Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is an autosomal-recessive disorder that manifests in paralysis and skeletal muscle weaknesses. This neuromuscular problem is caused by degeneration of the spinal cord anterior hor...

    Authors: Dian Marta Sari, Laurentia Cindy Gani Wijaya, Wintoro Duraman Roives Sitorus and Mia Milanti Dewi
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:140
  44. Autism-spectrum disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder with heterogeneity in etiopathogenesis and clinical presentation. Neuroanatomical and neurophysiological abnormalities may represent neural endophenoty...

    Authors: Sadia Sultan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:139
  45. Suicidal poisoning is a major concern during the COVID-19 pandemic that has several physical and mental hazards. This study aimed to evaluate the characteristics of suicidal poisoned patients admitted to a ter...

    Authors: Ghada El-Sarnagawy, Amal Hafez and Reham Amer
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:138
  46. An adolescent with recent dengue infection was presented with sudden onset of bilateral facial nerve palsy. It was a rare presentation and posed as a diagnostic challenge to all physicians.

    Authors: Ng Kim Khim, Wei Chao Loh, Anna Misya’il Abdul Rashid, Abdul Hanif Yusof KhanKhan, Janudin Baharin, Azliza Ibrahim, Liyana Najwa Inche Mat, Wan Aliaa Wan Sulaiman, Fan Kee Hoo and Hamidon Basri
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:137
  47. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a unique potent predictor for stroke compared to other predictors. By aiding in the adherence of leukocytes and platelets, soluble P-selectin (sP-selectin) contributes to the d...

    Authors: Reda Abd El-Razek, Ahmed Abou Hagar, Marwa Orabi, Sabry Moawad and Mohamed El-Samahy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:134
  48. A variety of primary tumors affect the bony orbit. They include, sphenoid ridge meningioma, fibrous dysplasia, ossifying fibroma, osteoma and aneurismal bone cyst. Controversies in the treatment strategies sti...

    Authors: Medhat M. El-Sawy and Ahmed M. Moawad
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2022 58:133

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