International Journal of

Brain Disorders and TreatmentISSN: 2469-5866

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5866/1410043

Spreading of Trigeminal Neuralgia and Hemifacial Spasm to Blepharospasm: What the Role for Neurovascular Compression of the Vth Cranial Nerve?

Sergio Altomare, Maria Stella Aniello, Ruggiero Leone and Maurizio Giorelli

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 30, 2022

Blepharospasm (BB) in an involuntary movement disorder characterized by stereotyped, bilateral, and synchronous spasms of the orbicularis oculi (OO) muscles. Spasms may be either brief or sustained and give rise either to narrowing or spasmodic closure of eyelids thus leading to functional blindness....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5866/1410042

Juvenile Stroke in a Patient with Severe Large Vessel Atherosclerosis of the Neck Decades after Radiotherapy for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: Are Iatrogenic Endocrinopathies Additional Risk Factors?

Ruggiero Leone, Sergio Altomare, Maria Stella Aniello, Daniele Liuzzi, Immacolata Plasmati, Michele Sardaro, Maria Superbo, Daniela Tato, Rosella Carpentiere, Giuseppe Guglielmi and Maurizio Giorelli

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 20, 2022

Juvenile Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is a rare head and neck cancer in Western Countries. Neck radiotherapy (RT) is a routine procedure for treating or preventing the nodal metastasis in NPC patients. Ionizing radiation from RT has been associated with enhanced atherosclerotic process of large vessel arteries of the neck and brain which results in higher incidence of cerebrovascular events....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5866/1410041

Magnetic Particles in the Human Body: A Short Review on the Effects of these Particles on the Human Health

Manfred Fähnle

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: January 08, 2022

Magnetic particles in the human body have various effects on the human health, ranging from positive effects in the treatment of diseases, e.g., by a hyperthermia treatment, to negative effects, e.g., on Alzheimer’s disease. In the present manuscript a short review is given on these effects of magnetic particles in the human body. It is written that by exposing diseased tissue to elevated temperature for a period of time, called hyperthermia, is a promising treatment of human diseases. Cells a...

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