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  1. Morphological variations (MV) in the course of the internal carotid artery (ICA) are commonly identified. Their prevalence and relationship with ischemic stroke (IS) remain unclear. The present study attempted...

    Authors: Noha AboElfetouh, Eman Khedr, Hesham Aboloyoun, Mahmoud Nageeb and Ahmed Nasreldein
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:90
  2. Raising the general population knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease is crucial for optimizing care and ultimately enhancing the quality of life of people diagnosed and their caregivers.

    Authors: Faisal Salem Alhumaidi, Muhammad Irfanullah Siddiqui, Abdulaziz Fahad Altowairqi, Hattan Hassan Alshawkani, Bashar Omar Babkour and Fahad Khalid Alaugla
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:89
  3. Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) accounts for approximately 90% of peripheral entrapment neuropathy cases. Treatments of CTS as splinting, corticosteroid injection, and surgery are not 100% effective, and alternat...

    Authors: MA Eltabl, DS Saif and SE Alemam
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:88
  4. Beside common risk factors for stroke such as diabetes and hypertension, single-nucleotide variants occurring within micro RNA genes have been identified as susceptibility loci for ischemic stroke risk.

    Authors: Dina Mahmoud, Ola El-Sisi, Marwa Sheta, Sandra Ahmed, Mona Fathy, Kareeman Gomaa and Tarek Ramzy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:87
  5. Migraine in children and adolescents is very common and can be associated with equivalents, psychiatric disorders, or abnormal electroencephalogram findings. Neurogenic inflammation is involved in migraine pat...

    Authors: Hosna S. Elshony, Wafik M. El Sheikh and Mostafa S. Melake
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:85
  6. Isolated unilateral hypoglossal nerve palsy is an infrequent condition that usually appears in connection to an underlying disease. Rarely, the cause cannot be determined, and there is no symptom remission.

    Authors: Clement Olesen, Martin Biilmann Groen, Jonatan Forsberg and Ronald Antulov
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:84
  7. Somatic cough syndrome is a somatization disorder that usually presents in children and which is often diagnosed late after an extensive search for organic causes. The condition was redefined by the DSM-5 crit...

    Authors: Mahmoud Bashtawi, Amal Abuabada and Belal Aldabbour
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:83
  8. Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disease. A suitable biomarker for epilepsy diagnosis remains lacking. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) were pronounced as promising biomarkers for epileptogenesis.

    Authors: Mervat Moustafa, Noha T. Abokrysha, Nermeen A. Eldesoukey, Dalia Gamil Amin, Nesma Mounir and Dalia M. Labib
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:82
  9. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a major public health problem and represents commonest form of dementia that affects many aspects of brain functions and contributes to 60–70% of dementia cases. No study has been c...

    Authors: Adel Ali Alhazzani, Ali Mohammed Alqahtani, Mohammed Saeed Alqahtani, Tariq Mohammed Alahmari and Abdulmajeed Abdullah Zarbah
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:81
  10. Telemedicine remains an important tool of healthcare services delivery especially in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic. Its advantages include saving the time and money of the patients and the prevention of inf...

    Authors: Ahmed Hamdy Ashry and Mohamed Fathalla Alsawy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:80
  11. Epilepsy is among the most common disabling neurological disorders among children. Altered serum levels of zinc and copper may facilitate seizure occurrence and repetition, and antiepileptic drugs may disturb ...

    Authors: Mona A. Eissa, Khaled O. Abdulghani, Maha A. Nada, Hala M. Elkhawas, Ahmed E. Shouman and Nahed S. Ahmed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:79
  12. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory demyelinating disorder that affects the central nervous system (CNS) of females more than males. The objective of the current study was to assess serum level of prola...

    Authors: Hoda A. Alwakil, Ayman M. Al-Malt, Osama A. Ragab, Muhammed T. Abdel Ghafar and Elsayed A. Tageldin
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:77
  13. Headache with a neurological deficit and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) lymphocytosis (HaNDL) is usually under-recognized and under-reported. HaNDL is a self-limiting condition, but the grave symptoms require a lar...

    Authors: Nesma A. M. Ghonimi, Mai A. AbdAlla and Rasha M. Fahmi
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:76
  14. Peripheral vestibular disorders are common disorders among population with increased prevalence with age advancement, manifested by balance disorders and postural instability that negatively affect daily activ...

    Authors: Reham Ali Mohamed Ali Ahmed, Ebtesam Mohamed Fahmy, Amina Mohamed Awad, Mona Mohamed Hamdy and Hussein Ahmed Abd Rahman Shaker
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:75
  15. Cerebral ischemia initiates an oxidative stress response in the brain which is a composite process that involves many oxidative stress biomarkers. High levels of malondialdehyde (MDA) in patients with acute is...

    Authors: Wael M. Elsayed, El-Hady A. Abdel-Gawad, Dalia I. A. Mesallam and Tamer S. El-Serafy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:74
  16. Olfactory dysfunction (OD) is a well-established nonmotor manifestations (NMM) of Parkinson disease (PD) which needs objective assessment for better understanding of the disease pathogenesis. The aim of this w...

    Authors: Khaled Hussein Rashed, Wafik Said Bahnasy, Yasser Abo Elfotoh El-Heneedy, Ehab Ahmed Shawky El-Seidy, Mohamed Osama Tomoum, Mohamed Adel Eltomey and Shereen Ahmed ELAhwal
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:73
  17. The study was done to investigate the role of susceptibility-weighted imaging (SWI) in characterization of cerebral microbleeds (CMBs) and incidence of CMBs in acute ischemic stroke obese patients.

    Authors: Ali Ahmed Abou Elmaaty and Carmen Ali Zarad
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:72
  18. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is one of the chronic causes of elevated intracranial pressure with no evident cause in neuroimaging and normal CSF analysis. It primarily affects overweight women of...

    Authors: Lubna Ibrahim Sultan, Abdelaziz Mohamed Elnekidy, Amr Mohamed Elfatatry and Amira Sayed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:71
  19. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a common cause of neurological disabilities in adults and commonly affects the visual pathway. The objective of this study is to assess and compare the sensitivity of visual evoked p...

    Authors: Mohamed N. Thabit, Mahmoud Mohamed Farouk, Martha Awni and Al-Amir Bassiouny Mohamed
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:70
  20. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) diagnosis could be challenging in some cases and a thorough workup should be done to rule out ALS mimics. Thus, diagnosis should be made by an experienced neurologist and sh...

    Authors: Hebatallah R. Rashed and Mohamed A. Tork
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:69
  21. Hypertension is the commonest cause of acute spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) which is life-threatening with a poor prognosis. The aim of this study is to evaluate the prognosis and blood pressure mo...

    Authors: Ahmed Esmael, Wessam Fathi, Mahmoud Abdelbadie, Nehal Tharwat Mohammed El-sayed, Mahitab Ghoneim and Aymen Abdelnaby
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:68
  22. Essential tremor (ET) is now considered as a slowly progressive neurodegenerative disorder with a variety of motor and non-motor manifestations. The objectives of this work were to study the existence of cogni...

    Authors: Mahmoud Ebrahim Mostafa Elhassanien, Khaled Hussein Rashed, Wafik Said Bahnasy, Yasser Abo Elfotoh El-Heneedy, Ehab Ahmed Shawky El-Seidy, Mohamed Osama Tomoum, Kareem Mohammed Ramadan, Mona Ahmed Kotait, Reham Abdel Rahman Amer and Shereen Ahmed ELAhwal
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:67
  23. Post-stroke depression (PSD) has worse functional outcomes and quality of life. Despite the extensive literature on this topic, there is no agreement on the frequency or risk factors for post-stroke depression.

    Authors: Eman M. Khedr, Ahmed A. Abdelrahman, Tarek Desoky, Ahmed Fathi Zaki and Ayman Gamea
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:66
  24. Cerebrovascular manifestations are uncommon presentations of scorpion sting in the Indian subcontinent. Encephalopathy, cerebral edema, subarachnoid hemorrhage, non-hemorrhagic strokes, and cortical necrosis a...

    Authors: Avirup Majumdar, Virendra Atam, Shahnawaz Ali Ansari, Satish Kumar and Akriti Bhardwaj
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:65
  25. Limbic encephalitis is a subacute progressive disorder characterized by disturbances in memory and behavior along with seizures. Antibodies against leucine-rich glioma-inactivated 1 (LGI1) are associated with ...

    Authors: Tejas R. Mehta and Elanagan Nagarajan
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:64
  26. Anti-leucine-rich glioma inactivated protein-1 (LGI-1) encephalitis is a rare autoimmune disease with a varied neuropsychiatric clinical manifestation and have potential for reversal with immunotherapy. Early ...

    Authors: Mohammed Reyazuddin, Faisal Shaan and S. A. Azmi
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:63
  27. The administration of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) has increased the focus on acute ischemic stroke (AIS) as an emergency condition. The emergency physicians have to rapidly recognize the p...

    Authors: Mohamed El-Sayed El-khatib, Shereen Ahmed El Ahwal, Muhammad Masoud and Sherine El Mously
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:62
  28. Anorexia nervosa, with the highest mortality rate among psychiatric diseases, is characterized by low body mass index, fear of weight gain, and disturbed body image. Even though multiple drugs have been propos...

    Authors: Sidar Çöpür and Mazlum Çöpür
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:60
  29. Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common upper limb entrapment neuropathy caused by compression of the median nerve as it traverses the wrist at the carpal tunnel.

    Authors: Noha Ali Hashim, Hala Ahmed Fathy, Marwa Mohammed Esawy and Marwa Ahmed Shabana
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:59
  30. Understanding ischemic stroke pathogenesis helps in prevention, prognosis, and treatment. Stroke is greatly related to inflammation and thrombo-genesis as inflammatory cells (as neutrophils-lymphocytes) and th...

    Authors: Wafeek M. Elsheikh, Ibrahim E. Alahmar, Gelan Mahmoud Salem and Eman S. Matar
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:58
  31. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is characterized by gradual disturbance of both upper and lower motor neurons (LMN). In ALS, muscle wasting favors the abductor pollicis brevis (APB) and first dorsal intero...

    Authors: Noor H. Mohammed, Farqad B. Hamdan and Akram M. Al-Mahdawi
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:57
  32. Nationally, information regarding risk factors for early and late recurrence of ischemic stroke is limited.

    Authors: Hassan Mohammed Elnady, Gharib Fawi Mohammed, Hazem Kamal Elhewag, Mohamed Khodery Mohamed and Ahmed Borai
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:56
  33. Papillary tumor of the pineal region is an unusual, recently described entity with potential for misinterpretation as either an ependymoma or choroid plexus papilloma. With few reported cases, there is little ...

    Authors: Michael Bromfield, Christos Profyris, Aadila Mehtar, Marna Du Toit and Reubina Wadee
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:55
  34. Though parenchymal neurocysticercosis is common and a major contributor to burden of seizures in most parts of the world, intraventricular neurocysticercosis (IVNCC) comprises 10–20% of cases and poses a diagn...

    Authors: Faheem Arshad, Shilpa Rao, Raghavendra Kenchaiah, Chandrajit Prasad and Abhinith Shashidhar
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:54
  35. Stroke can affect any portion of the central nervous system leading to a wide variety of symptoms depending on the part that is involved. Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) is an emerging neuroimaging technique th...

    Authors: Mervat Mostafa, Maged Abdel Naseer, Ramy Edward, Mohammad Edrees and Dalia M. Labib
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:52
  36. Atherosclerotic intracranial arterial stenosis (ICAS) is one of the most common causes of stroke worldwide and is associated with a high risk of recurrent stroke. Patients with a recent transient ischemic atta...

    Authors: Ayman Mohamed Nassef, Eman Mahmoud Awad, Ahmed Ali El-bassiouny, Hossam Eldin Mahmoud Afify, Romany Adly Yousef and Mohamed Ahmed Shafik
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:51
  37. Recovery of upper extremity (UE) motor function after stroke is variable from one to another due to heterogeneity of stroke pathology. Structural and biochemical magnetic resonance imaging of the primary motor...

    Authors: Mohamed Mahmoud Mostafa, Eman Mahmoud Awad, Ahmed Mohamed Hazzou, Mohamed Khaled Ahmed Elewa, Tougan Taha Abdel Aziz and Dalia Maher Samy
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:50
  38. Cognitive impairment is a common finding epileptic children. Studies have linked nocturnal epileptic discharges to delayed cognitive abilities in children.

    Authors: Ayman M. Al-Malt, Shereen A. Abo Hammar, Khaled H. Rashed and Osama A. Ragab
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:49
  39. Urinary dysfunction is a common symptom during the course of multiple sclerosis (MS). Long-term follow-up of the natural history of bladder dysfunction in MS has been seldom addressed.

    Authors: Hesham Torad, Nevin Shalaby, Hussein Aly Hussein, Samih Z. Sadek, Mohamed S. Abdelazim, Ahmed Yehia, Samer Morsy and Shaimaa H. Soliman
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:47
  40. Autoimmune encephalitis presents with subacute neurological, psychiatric, and behavioral symptoms. In many cases, MRI and CSF studies return normal. Laboratory testing for pathogenic neuronal antibodies is lim...

    Authors: Belal Aldabbour, Khalid El-Salem, Suha Aqaileh, Deema Obiedat, Mohammad Qasaimeh, Majdi Al Qawasmeh, Abdel-Hameed Al-Mistarehi and Ahmed Yassin
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:46
  41. The novel coronavirus which emerged in Wuhan province of China has taken world by surprise. Since been diagnosed in December 2019, it has been termed a “Pandemic” and there is a growing concern in physicians a...

    Authors: Salman Mansoor, Siobhan Kelly, Kevin Murphy, Aine Waters and Nauman Saleem Siddiqui
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:44
  42. Migraine, although, is a prevalent disease; its pathogenesis is complex and still not fully elucidated. The effect of vitamin D on various neurological disorders is thought to be exerted either directly via it...

    Authors: Dorreya A. Elsayed, Karam S. Amin, Ibrahim A. Elsayed and Noha A. Hashim
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:43
  43. To evaluate the role of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) in the evaluation of diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) compared to clinical scores and nerve conduction studies (NCS).

    Authors: Ramy Edward, Ahmed M. Abdelalim, Amal S. Ashour, Lamia Afifi and Aussan Al-Athwari
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:42
  44. Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and disability in developing countries. The burden of stroke has varied widely in different areas, and there is a paucity of information about stroke in the selecte...

    Authors: Henok Mulugeta, Amare Yehuala, Dessalegn Haile, Nakachew Mekonnen, Getenet Dessie, Getachew Mullu Kassa, Zerihun Shimelis Kassa and Tesfa Dejenie Habtewold
    Citation: The Egyptian Journal of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery 2020 56:41

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