Journal of Neurology and Neurosurgery

Previous Issue

  • Research article - Medical Published: Nov 18, 2016

    Incidence of Fever in Patients Diagnosed with Cerebrovascular Diseases in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Northern Thailand

    Fever was common among patients with CVD, particularly in those with cerebral hemorrhage. Sources of infections should be investigated since half of the patients with fever had foci of infection. Fever patterns may not be helpful in determining the cause of fever in these patients.

    -Thamanoon Keeratikunakorn, Kanokwan Watcharasaksilp, and Romanee Chaiwarith

  • Case report - Medical Published: Oct 31, 2016

    Pituitary Metastasis and the Role of CSF Pulsations in Secondary Displacement after Surgery

    The differential diagnosis between pituitary metastasis and adenoma remains challenging in patients with an oncological history, as imaging features on MRI and 18F-FDG PET-CT are not highly specific. We report here a case of pituitary metastasis in a patient with a history of breast carcinoma and we describe the clinical…

    -Giulia Cossu, Roy T. Daniel, Marc Levivier, Gerasimos Sykiotis, and Messerer Mahmoud

  • Research article - Medical Published: Oct 15, 2016

    Intracranial Dysontogenetic Tumors In Children: Topographic-Histologic Correlations, Own Experience And Review Of The Literature

    Dysontogenetic tumors (Dts) are developmental disorders, resulting from displaced secreting skin epithelium, manifesting by cysts filled with cellular detritus, cholesterol, sebum, hair, etc. DTs generally include epidermoid cysts (ECs) and dermoid cysts (DCs), but also colloid cysts, enterogenous cysts, mature teratomas and craniopharyngiomas exists. This paper will focus on ECs…

    -Pawel Daszkiewicz, Pawel Kowalczyk, Wieslawa Grajkowska and Marzanna Chojnacka

  • Research article - Medical Published: Sep 23, 2016

    Promising Online Tool for Headache Epidemiology: The PRILEVEL Pilot Study

    The results of epidemiological studies in the field of primary headaches vary to some extent. The prevalence studies that have been carried out so far do not cover all the world’s countries or regions. It has been indicated that in Europe 50% of the population have an active headache disorder,…

    -Kati Toom, Tiiu Laud, Aire Raidvee, and Mark Braschinsky

  • Review article - Medical Published: Jul 29, 2016

    IVIg Therapy in PANDAS: Analysis of the Current Literature

    For two decades, pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder associated with group A beta hemolytic streptococcal infection (PANDAS) has been treated with high-dose intravenous immune globulin (IVIg) therapy based upon the understanding that the disorder is partly due to post-infectious dysimmunity.

    -David S. Younger, Xiaoling Chen