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  • Condition: Paroxysmal Kinesigenic Dyskinesia(PKD
  • Journal: Pediatric neurology
  • Treatment Used: Zonisamide Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 14
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This study evaluated zonisamide therapy in patients with paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia (PKD).
  • Condition: Alternating Hemiplegia
  • Journal: Zhurnal nevrologii i psikhiatrii imeni S.S. Korsakova
  • Treatment Used: Flunarizin
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report discusses a patient with alternating hemiplegia (rare one-sided paralysis) caused by a heterozygous mutation in exon 8 of the ATP1A3 gene.
  • Condition: Chorea Gravidarum in Pregnancy
  • Journal: Revista colombiana de obstetricia y ginecologia
  • Treatment Used: Varied
  • Number of Patients: 8
  • Published —
In this case study and review of the literature, researchers sought to determine the best treatment for chorea gravidarum in pregnancy.
  • Condition: Paroxysmal Kinesigenic Dyskinesia
  • Journal: BMC pediatrics
  • Treatment Used: Oxcarbazepine
  • Number of Patients: 20
  • Published —
This study summarized the effects and tolerability of oxcarbazepine in patients with paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia (disorder causing involuntary movements).
  • Condition: Children with Anti-NMDAR Encephalitis
  • Journal: Indian pediatrics
  • Treatment Used: Immunosuppressive Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 6
  • Published —
This study reported on six children with anti-NMDAR encephalitis (brain inflammation with psychosis) who were followed-up for 6 to 24 months and treated with immunosuppressive therapy.
  • Condition: Dystonia-Choreoathetosis in Cerebral Palsy
  • Journal: Parkinsonism & related disorders
  • Treatment Used: Pallidal or Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Number of Patients: 3
  • Published —
This study compared the clinical outcome of using a pallidal or thalamic deep brain stimulation to treat patients with dystonia-choreoathetosis in cerebral palsy.
  • Condition: Movement Disorders in Adolescent and Adult Patients of Autoimmune Encephalitis of Non-Neoplastic Etiology
  • Journal: Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
  • Treatment Used: Immunotherapy
  • Number of Patients: 362
  • Published —
This study evaluated the proportion of patients with movement disorders in seropositive autoimmune encephalitis of non-neoplastic aetiology and also described the spectrum of movement disorders in them.
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