Resumen La enfermedad de Marchiafava Bignami (EMB) es una encefalopatía poco frecuente que se caracteriza por una desmielinización y necrosis del. Marchiafava Bignami disease is defined by characteristic demyelination of the corpus callosum (erosion of the protective covering of nerve. (1)Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, El Palmar, Espana. Publisher: Enfermedad de Marchiafava-Bignami. PMID: ; [Indexed.
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Radiological imaging shows involvement of the entire corpus callosum. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. These authors suggest that osmotic changes secondary to glycaemic fluctuations constitute the pathophysiological mechanism.
The disease was first described in by the Italian pathologists Amico Bignami and Ettore Marchiafava in an Italian Chianti drinker. Marchiaffava measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.
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Three months after treatment, her gait and ideomotor apraxia had improved but the cognitive sequelae persisted. Rev Bras Ter Intensiva, 25pp. The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India. Cortical involvement in Marchiafava-Bignami disease.
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This page was last edited on 1 Novemberat It is classically associated with chronic alcoholism and sometimes associated nutritional deficiencies. Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs? The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two receding years.
Retrieved from ” https: Rev Neurol, 28pp. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact. SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. We present a case of MBD in which poorly-controlled diabetes mellitus is suggested as the aetiopathogenic mechanism.
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Some treatments include Therapy with thiamine and vitamin B complex. On the microscopic level, loss of oligodendrocytes with abundant macrophages can be observed. Rivista di patologia nervosa e mentale,8 This item has received.
Our patient, a year old diabetic woman, had been hospitalised on several occasions due to hyperglycaemic episodes, with no history of previous alcoholism or malnutrition. Some treatments work extremely well with some patients and not at all with others. J Clin Neurosci, 19pp. These descriptions match those of our patient, who had been admitted repeatedly due to hyperglycaemic episodes.
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He was diagnosed with liver cirrhosis. Marchiafava-Bignami disease in a nonalcoholic diabetic patient.
Intern Med, 52pp. Diffusion sequence as a marker of a potentially reversible lesion can help in the selection of patients able to benefit from early bignaml treatment in a context of hyperglycaemia.
Fe Cases Courses Quiz. The patient usually has a history of alcoholism or malnutrition and neurological symptoms are sometimes present and can help lead to marchiafavq diagnosis. Can J Neurol Sci, 37pp. Alcohol consumption should be stopped. From Monday to Friday from 9 a. Migraine Familial hemiplegic Cluster Tension. SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of magchiafava journal’s impact.
SRJ is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. Background, Etiology and Pathophysiology, Epidemiology”. Unable to process the form. CiteScore measures average citations received per document published.
Treatment is variable depending on individuals. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact. A patient with Marchiafava-Bignami disease as a complication of diabetes mellitus treated effectively with cortico steroid. Individuals with MBD usually have a history of alcohol abuse, but this is not always the case.