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This before-and-after cohort analysis assesses whether implementing a recommendation of antenatal magnesium use at an institutional level in 2009 resulted in fewer subsequent cases of moderate or severe cerebral palsy.
This case report describes a mononeuropathy of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve.
This randomized clinical trial assesses the effect of gabapentin vs pregabalin in leg pain intensity and compares adverse events among adults with chronic sciatica.
This study uses a series of aggregated N-of-1 trials to investigate the effectiveness of mexiletine for treatment of muscle stiffness in adult patients with nondystrophic myotonia and compares results from this series with those from a previously conducted randomized clinical trial.
This case-control study investigates cerebrospinal fluid levels of neurofilament light protein in participants with various forms of dementia, motor neuron disease, and movement disorders and controls, as determined by clinical and autopsy-definite criteria.
This cohort study uses data from the French myositis network to identify subgroups of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies and to develop a classification scheme using clinical and serologic information.
This combined clinical cohort and survey study examines associations between neuromyotonia and voltage-gated potassium channel–complex–specific antibodies and the consequences of neuromyotonia for quality of life.
This case report describes a man in his 40s with ocular manifestations of familial amyloid polyneuropathy.
This case report of an 18-year-old man with Duchenne musclar dystrophy highlights the potential adverse effects associated with changing between corticosteroid classes in Duchenne musclar dystrophy cardiomyopathy.
This analysis of public health surveillance data identifies specific clinical features and pathophysiologic mechanisms of Guillain-Barré syndrome associated with Zika virus infection among patients in Puerto Rico.
This cross-sectional study comprehensively assesses chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in childhood cancer survivors to define disease burden and functional effect and aims to inform screening recommendations.
This multicenter randomized clinical trial compares oral ketamine with placebo for treating neuropathic pain in patients with cancer.
This Viewpoint discusses concerns about the approval of nusinersen sodium by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy.
This human and animal study assesses the role of regulatory T-cells in the pathophysiology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and the therapeutic association with increasing regulatory T-cell activity in a mouse model of the disease.
This case report describes a unique iatrogenic mechanism of baroparesis in a patient who underwent surgical treatment of a facial nerve schwannoma.
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