Jose Luiz Pedroso

Summary

Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ginkgo biloba and cerebral bleeding: a case report and critical review
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neurologist 17:89-90. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Machado-Joseph disease in Brazil: from the first descriptions to the emergence as the most common spinocerebellar ataxia
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 70:630-2. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Severity of restless legs syndrome is inversely correlated with echogenicity of the substantia nigra in different neurodegenerative movement disorders. a preliminary observation
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Neurol Sci 319:59-62. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Early-onset epilepsy as the main neurological manifestation of cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epilepsy Behav 24:380-1. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Ondine's curse after brainstem infarction
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neurol India 57:206-7. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Transcranial sonography findings in spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 (Machado-Joseph disease): a cross-sectional study
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neurosci Lett 504:98-101. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Is neuropathy involved with restless legs syndrome in Machado-Joseph disease?
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur Neurol 66:200-3. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Autosomal recessive spastic ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay (ARSACS): typical clinical and neuroimaging features in a Brazilian family
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Division of General Neurology and Ataxias, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 69:288-91. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Sleep disorders in cerebellar ataxias
    José L Pedroso
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 69:253-7. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Sleep disorders in machado-joseph disease: frequency, discriminative thresholds, predictive values, and correlation with ataxia-related motor and non-motor features
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Botucatu, 740, 04 023 900, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cerebellum 10:291-5. 2011

Collaborators

  • Pedro Braga-Neto
  • Orlando Graziani Povoas Barsottini
  • Livia Almeida Dutra
  • Edson Bor-Seng-Shu
  • Laura Bannach Jardim
  • Rodrigo A Bressan
  • Ary Gadelha
  • Patricia de Carvalho Aguiar
  • Francisco Cardoso
  • Carolina Yuri P Aizawa
  • Anelyssa D'Abreu
  • Iscia Lopes-Cendes
  • Ling Lin
  • Helio A G Teive
  • Marcelo Queiroz Hoexter
  • Agessandro Abrahão
  • Wladimir Bocca Vieira de Rezende Pinto
  • Marcus Vinicius Cristino de Albuquerque
  • Irapuá Ferreira Ricarte
  • Paulo Victor Sgobbi de Souza
  • Gilberto Mastrocola Manzano
  • Rubens Paulo A Salomão
  • Marcio Luiz Escorcio Bezerra
  • Rodrigo Souza Ribeiro
  • Nadia Iandoli de Oliveira Braga
  • Diogo Fernandes dos Santos
  • Marcela Amaral Avelino
  • Gisele Sampaio Silva
  • Carolina Candeias da Silva
  • Márcio Luiz Escórcio Bezerra
  • Edmar Zanoteli
  • Fernanda Maggi
  • Maria Thereza Drumond Gama
  • Bibiana Santos
  • Fernando Kok
  • Maria Luiza Saraiva-Pereira
  • Osorio Abath Neto
  • Acary Souza Bulle Oliveira
  • Flávio Moura Rezende Filho
  • Franklin Roberto Pereira Borges
  • Melissa Marques Pereira
  • Pedro Braga Neto
  • Marcelo Marinho de Figueiredo
  • Juliana Harumi Arita
  • Lucila B F Prado
  • Giselle Melo Fontes Silva
  • Ricardo Silva Pinho
  • Karin Tuschl
  • Reinaldo Teixeira Ribeiro
  • Marcelo Rodrigues Masruha
  • Gilmar Fernandes do Prado
  • Eduardo Ferracioli Fusão
  • Thiago Gonçalves Fukuda
  • Luciane Bizari Coin de Carvalho
  • Daniela Laranja Gomes
  • João Norberto Stavale
  • Francisco Araujo
  • Denise Spinola Pinheiro
  • Fabiano Mesquita Callegari
  • Maramélia Miranda Alves
  • Raul Alberto Valiente
  • Fabiano Moulin de Moraes
  • Orlando Graziani Povoas Barsottini
  • René Leandro M Rivero
  • Flavio Augusto Carvalho
  • Fabio Fieni Toso

Detail Information

Publications57

  1. doi request reprint Ginkgo biloba and cerebral bleeding: a case report and critical review
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neurologist 17:89-90. 2011
    ..biloba and suffered from cerebral bleeding without any structural abnormalities. Several studies have pointed to the association between G. biloba and intracranial hemorrhage...
  2. ncbi request reprint Machado-Joseph disease in Brazil: from the first descriptions to the emergence as the most common spinocerebellar ataxia
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 70:630-2. 2012
    ..Brazilian researchers have distinguished themselves in the ongoing investigation seeking new knowledge about Machado-Joseph disease...
  3. doi request reprint Severity of restless legs syndrome is inversely correlated with echogenicity of the substantia nigra in different neurodegenerative movement disorders. a preliminary observation
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Neurol Sci 319:59-62. 2012
    ..Iron storage is also known to be involved in restless legs syndrome. We formally compared echogenicity of the substantia nigra with restless legs syndrome in Parkinson's disease and Machado-Joseph disease patients...
  4. doi request reprint Early-onset epilepsy as the main neurological manifestation of cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Epilepsy Behav 24:380-1. 2012
    ..Epilepsy is rarely seen as the main neurological manifestation of CTX. Herein, we describe a middle-aged woman with epilepsy since childhood as the only neurological symptom associated with the classical systemic manifestations of CTX...
  5. doi request reprint Ondine's curse after brainstem infarction
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neurol India 57:206-7. 2009
    ..The patient developed central sleep apnea syndrome named Ondine's curse after a brainstem infarction. Lesions involving the descending medullocervical pathways that subserve automatic breathing can result in this syndrome...
  6. doi request reprint Transcranial sonography findings in spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 (Machado-Joseph disease): a cross-sectional study
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neurosci Lett 504:98-101. 2011
    ..Additionally, this data describes the occurrence of brain atrophy in Machado-Joseph disease group...
  7. doi request reprint Is neuropathy involved with restless legs syndrome in Machado-Joseph disease?
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur Neurol 66:200-3. 2011
    ..To evaluate a group of spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 (SCA3) or Machado-Joseph disease (MJD) (SCA3/MJD) patients and assess whether there is an association between neuropathy and serum ferritin levels and restless legs syndrome (RLS)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Autosomal recessive spastic ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay (ARSACS): typical clinical and neuroimaging features in a Brazilian family
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Division of General Neurology and Ataxias, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 69:288-91. 2011
    ..Several ARSACS cases have been reported outside Canada in recent decades. This is the first report of typical clinical and neuroimaging features in a Brazilian family with probable diagnosis of ARSACS...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sleep disorders in cerebellar ataxias
    José L Pedroso
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 69:253-7. 2011
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Sleep disorders in machado-joseph disease: frequency, discriminative thresholds, predictive values, and correlation with ataxia-related motor and non-motor features
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Botucatu, 740, 04 023 900, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cerebellum 10:291-5. 2011
    ..86). Within-SCA3/MJD group analysis showed that anxiety and depression were significantly correlated with RDB, but not with RLS. Additionally, depression was considered the best predictive clinical feature for RDB and EDS...
  11. doi request reprint Cognitive impairment in Brazilian patients with Behçet's disease occurs independently of neurologic manifestation
    Livia Almeida Dutra
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Division of General Neurology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Neurol Sci 327:1-5. 2013
    ..Nonetheless, there are reports of cognitive impairment in patients without neurological manifestations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pattern of Peripheral Nerve Involvement in Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 2: a Neurophysiological Assessment
    Marcio Luiz Escorcio Bezerra
    Department of Neurology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Cerebellum 15:767-773. 2016
    ..This information brings new insights into the understanding of the pathophysiology of nerve involvement in SCA2 and sets some key points about the phenotype, which is relevant to guide the genetic/molecular diagnosis...
  13. doi request reprint Substantia nigra echogenicity is correlated with nigrostriatal impairment in Machado-Joseph disease
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology, Ataxia Unit, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Botucatu, 740, São Paulo 04 023 900, SP, Brazil
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 19:742-5. 2013
    ..The present study aimed to correlate the SN echogenic size and striatal dopamine transporter density in MJD patients...
  14. doi request reprint Pattern of peripheral nerve involvement in Machado-Joseph disease: neuronopathy or distal axonopathy? A clinical and neurophysiological evaluation
    Márcio Luiz Escórcio Bezerra
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur Neurol 69:129-33. 2013
    ..This study aimed to evaluate peripheral nerve involvement in MJD patients. Neurophysiological and clinical data were analyzed to distinguish neuronopathy from length-dependent distal axonopathy...
  15. doi request reprint Sleep disorders in Machado-Joseph disease: a dopamine transporter imaging study
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology, Ataxia Unit, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Neurol Sci 324:90-3. 2013
    ..This study assessed the relationship between sleep disorders in MJD and dopamine transporter (DAT) densities...
  16. doi request reprint Cognitive deficits in Machado-Joseph disease correlate with hypoperfusion of visual system areas
    Pedro Braga-Neto
    Ataxia Unit, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cerebellum 11:1037-44. 2012
    ..The visuospatial system is affected in patients with SCA3/MJD and may be responsible for the cognitive deficits seen in this disease...
  17. doi request reprint Cognitive and olfactory deficits in Machado-Joseph disease: a dopamine transporter study
    Pedro Braga-Neto
    Ataxia Unit, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:854-8. 2012
    ..This finding raises the possibility of extra-striatal dopamine and other neurotransmitter system involvement or of cerebellum neurodegeneration exerting a direct influence on cognitive and sensorial information processing in MJD...
  18. doi request reprint Atypical manifestations in Brazilian patients with neuro-Behçet's disease
    Livia Almeida Dutra
    General Neurology Division, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, R Pedro de Toledo, 650 Vila Clementino, São Paulo 04039 002, Brazil
    J Neurol 259:1159-65. 2012
    ..Brazilian NBD patients present more parenchymal and atypical manifestations, and relapse more often than NBD patients from other populations...
  19. doi request reprint Cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome in Machado Joseph disease: core clinical features
    Pedro Braga-Neto
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, 650 Pedro de Toledo St, Vila Clementino, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Cerebellum 11:549-56. 2012
    ..We speculate on a possible role in visual cortical processing degeneration and executive dysfunction in our patients as a model to explain their main cognitive deficit...
  20. doi request reprint Neuroimaging features in congenital trichomegaly: the Oliver-McFarlane syndrome
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology, Division of General Neurology and Ataxia Unit, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Neuroimaging 24:418-20. 2014
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Neurophysiological studies and non-motor symptoms prior to ataxia in a patient with machado-joseph disease: trying to understand the natural history of brain degeneration
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology, Ataxia Unit, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cerebellum 13:447-51. 2014
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Sleep disorders in Machado-Joseph disease
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    aDivision of General Neurology and Ataxia Unit, Department of Neurology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, São Paulo bDivision of Neurology, Department of Clinical Medicine, Universidade Federal do Ceará cCenter of Health Sciences, Universidade Estadual do Ceara, Ceara, Fortaleza dDepartment of Neurology, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Sao Paulo, Campinas eUniversity of Fortaleza, Ceara, Fortaleza fNeuro Sono Sleep Center, Department of Neurology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 29:402-8. 2016
    ..This article provides a description on clinical features and pathophysiology of the main sleep disorders observed in Machado-Joseph disease (MJD)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Non-motor and Extracerebellar Features in Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 2
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology, Ataxia Unit, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Cerebellum . 2016
    ..Our findings demonstrate the widespread of nervous system involvement in SCA2 patients and contribute to better understand the natural history of brain degeneration in this genetic condition...
  24. doi request reprint SCA1 patients may present as hereditary spastic paraplegia and must be included in spastic-ataxias group
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Division of General Neurology and Ataxia Unit, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Federal University of Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 21:1243-6. 2015
    ..However, autosomal dominant genetic diseases presenting with spastic-ataxia are a smaller group. Pyramidal signs have been frequently observed in several SCA subtypes, particularly in spinocerebellar ataxia type 1...
  25. doi request reprint Inherited manganism: the "cock-walk" gait and typical neuroimaging features
    Marcela Amaral Avelino
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    J Neurol Sci 341:150-2. 2014
    ..Early-onset dystonia with "cock-walk" gait and hyperintense signal in basal ganglia, associated to polycythemia, chronic liver disease and hypermanganesemia, promptly suggest IMn, and a genetic evaluation should be performed. ..
  26. doi request reprint Patients with autosomal dominant spinocerebellar ataxia have more risk of falls, important balance impairment, and decreased ability to function
    Carolina Yuri P Aizawa
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Department of Neurology, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 71:508-11. 2013
    ..To assess balance and ability to function in patients with spinocerebellar ataxia...
  27. ncbi request reprint Transcranial sonography in Parkinson's disease
    Edson Bor-Seng-Shu
    Division of Clinical Neurosurgery, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Einstein (Sao Paulo) 10:242-6. 2012
    ..This study discussed how the hyperechogenicity of the substantia nigra may facilitate the differential diagnosis of parkinsonian syndromes...
  28. doi request reprint Clinical and epidemiological profiles of non-traumatic myelopathies
    Wladimir Bocca Vieira de Rezende Pinto
    Departamento de Neurologia e Neurocirurgia, Divisão Geral de Neurologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 74:161-5. 2016
    ..Conclusion Regardless an extensive evaluation, many patients with non-traumatic myelopathy of uncertain etiology. Compressive causes and nutritional deficiencies are important etiologies of non-traumatic myelopathies in our population. ..
  29. doi request reprint Milestones in Friedreich ataxia: more than a century and still learning
    Agessandro Abrahão
    Division of General Neurology and Ataxia Unit, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Pedro de Toledo 650 Vila Clementino, Sao Paulo, 04039 002, SP, Brazil
    Neurogenetics 16:151-60. 2015
    ..There is no specific treatment to stop the disease progression in FRDA patients. However, a number of drugs are under investigation. Therapeutic approaches intend to improve mitochondrial functioning and to increase FXN expression. ..
  30. doi request reprint Cervical and ocular vestibular evoked potentials in Machado-Joseph disease: Functional involvement of otolith pathways
    Rodrigo Souza Ribeiro
    Clinical Neurophysiology Unit, Department of Neurology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Neurol Sci 358:294-8. 2015
    ..We measured cervical and ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potentials in a sample of Machado-Joseph disease patients in order to assess functional pathways involved...
  31. doi request reprint Should spinocerebellar ataxias be included in the differential diagnosis for Huntington's diseases-like syndromes?
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology, Ataxia Unit, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    J Neurol Sci 347:356-8. 2014
    ..We believe that SCAs-at least SCA1, SCA2, SCA3/MJD, SCA7 and DRPLA-should be thought in the diagnostic workout of at least the atypical cases, such as those presented in this report. ..
  32. doi request reprint Clinical spectrum of early onset cerebellar ataxia with retained tendon reflexes: an autosomal recessive ataxia not to be missed
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology, Ataxia Unit, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Sao Paulo SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 71:345-8. 2013
    ..Further molecular studies are required to provide definitive answers to the questions that remain regarding early onset cerebellar ataxia with retained tendon reflexes. ..
  33. ncbi request reprint Neurosarcoidosis: guidance for the general neurologist
    Livia Almeida Dutra
    Division of General Neurology, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 70:293-9. 2012
    ..We revised pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic work up, and treatment of NS as guidance for the general neurologist...
  34. ncbi request reprint Translation and validation into Brazilian version of the Scale of the Assessment and Rating of Ataxia (SARA)
    Pedro Braga-Neto
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 68:228-30. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to translate and validate SARA into Brazilian Portuguese...
  35. doi request reprint One family, one gene and three phenotypes: A novel VCP (valosin-containing protein) mutation associated with myopathy with rimmed vacuoles, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia
    Agessandro Abrahão
    Division of General Neurology and Ataxias, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Federal University of Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Neurol Sci 368:352-8. 2016
    ..The combination of IBM, PDB (IBMPFD1) can presented in one individual. However, the association of IBMPFD1 and ALS in the same family is rare...
  36. doi request reprint Non-progressive cerebellar ataxia and previous undetermined acute cerebellar injury: a mysterious clinical condition
    Wladimir Bocca Vieira de Rezende Pinto
    Departamento de Neurologia e Neurocirurgia, Divisão de Neurologia Geral e Unidade de Ataxia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, BR
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 73:823-7. 2015
    ..Establishing the etiology of the acute triggering events of such ataxias is complex. Non-progressive ataxia in adults must be distinguished from hereditary ataxias. ..
  37. pmc A novel de novo exon 21 DNMT1 mutation causes cerebellar ataxia, deafness, and narcolepsy in a Brazilian patient
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology, Ataxia Unit, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sleep 36:1257-9, 1259A. 2013
    ..We report on clinical and genetic findings in a 31-year-old woman with cerebellar ataxia, deafness, and narcolepsy, and discuss diagnostic challenges...
  38. doi request reprint Nonmotor and extracerebellar features in Machado-Joseph disease: a review
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Mov Disord 28:1200-8. 2013
    ..In addition, we conducted a brief discussion of noncerebellar motor manifestations, highlighting movement disorders. © 2013 Movement Disorder Society. ..
  39. ncbi request reprint Sneddon's syndrome: case report and review of its relationship with antiphospholipid syndrome
    Livia Almeida Dutra
    Departament of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Einstein (Sao Paulo) 10:230-2. 2012
    ..It is important to recognize the Sneddon's syndrome, particularly because stroke episodes may be prevented through appropriate treatment...
  40. doi request reprint Sjogren-Larsson syndrome
    Livia Almeida Dutra
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Adv Exp Med Biol 724:344-50. 2012
    ..The normal formation of multilamellar membranes in the stratum corneum and myelin is impaired. The aim of this chapter is to review the classical manifestation of the disease and its differential diagnosis...
  41. doi request reprint Epilepsy and Behçet's disease: cortical and hippocampal involvement in Brazilian patients
    Livia Almeida Dutra
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Brazil
    J Neurol Sci 309:1-4. 2011
    ..To describe clinical, radiological and electrophysiological findings in epileptic neuro-Behçet's (NBD) patients...
  42. doi request reprint Gene Expression Profile in Peripheral Blood Cells of Friedreich Ataxia Patients
    Agessandro Abrahão
    Division of General Neurology and Ataxia Unit, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Cerebellum 15:306-13. 2016
    ..Except for FXN, our study did not find a differential gene expression profile in PBC of FRDA patients and a reliable gene expression profile biomarker in a clinical relevant and noninvasive tissue remains unclear. ..
  43. doi request reprint Psychosis in Machado-Joseph Disease: Clinical Correlates, Pathophysiological Discussion, and Functional Brain Imaging. Expanding the Cerebellar Cognitive Affective Syndrome
    Pedro Braga-Neto
    Division of General Neurology and Ataxia Unit, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, 650 Pedro de Toledo St, Vila Clementino, Sao Paulo, 04039 002, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cerebellum 15:483-90. 2016
    ..These clinical findings may be markers for an underlying cortical-cerebellar disconnection or degeneration of specific cortical and subcortical regions that may characterize the cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome. ..
  44. doi request reprint Phenotype variability and early onset ataxia symptoms in spinocerebellar ataxia type 7: comparison and correlation with other spinocerebellar ataxias
    Marcus Vinicius Cristino de Albuquerque
    Departamento de Neurologia, Divisão de Neurologia Geral e Ataxias, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 73:18-21. 2015
    ..In conclusion, our study highlights the genetic anticipation phenomenon that occurs in SCA7 families. Patients with very early onset ataxia in the context of a remarkable family history, must be considered and tested for SCA7. ..
  45. ncbi request reprint Adult onset sporadic ataxias: a diagnostic challenge
    Orlando Graziani Povoas Barsottini
    Departamento de Neurologia e Neurocirurgia, Unidade Ataxia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 72:232-40. 2014
    ..In this review, the different disease categories that lead to sporadic ataxia with adult onset are discussed with special emphasis on their clinical and neuroimaging features, and diagnostic criteria. ..
  46. doi request reprint Babinski's contributions to cerebellar symptomatology: building the basis of the neurological examination
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Departamento de Neurologia e Neurocirurgia, Setor de Neurologia Geral e Ataxias, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil, São PauloSP
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 71:973-5. 2013
    ..Babinski contributions to cerebellar symptomatology continue to influence the most modern theories, including functional and neuropathological studies. ..
  47. doi request reprint Excessive fragmentary myoclonus in Machado-Joseph disease
    Diogo Fernandes dos Santos
    Department of Neurology, Sleep Research Center, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Sleep Med 15:355-8. 2014
    ..Herein, we aimed to describe the high frequency of excessive fragmentary myoclonus (EFM) in MJD...
  48. doi request reprint Acute foot drop syndrome mimicking peroneal nerve injury: an atypical presentation of ischemic stroke
    Irapuá Ferreira Ricarte
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 23:1229-31. 2014
    ..Three months later, his motor deficit had completely improved (modified Rankin scale score = 0). To our knowledge, this is the second report of sudden isolated foot drop caused by a cortical infarction. ..
  49. doi request reprint Variable phenotype and severity of sialidosis expressed in two siblings presenting with ataxia and macular cherry-red spots
    Wladimir Bocca Vieira de Rezende Pinto
    Department of Neurology, Ataxia Unit, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Botucatu, 740, Vila Clementino, São Paulo 04023 900, Brazil
    J Clin Neurosci 20:1327-8. 2013
    ..Also, we demonstrate that sialidosis might represent a single genetic entity with variable clinical expression through these two siblings. ..
  50. doi request reprint The essential can be invisible to the eyes: the "fogging effect" phenomenon in the subacute stage of ischemic stroke
    Irapuá Ferreira Ricarte
    Department of Neurology, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:e628-9. 2013
    ..We report a patient who presented with a vanishing stroke on a follow-up brain computed tomography scan, a condition known as the "fogging effect" phenomenon. ..
  51. pmc Gradenigo's Syndrome: Beyond the Classical Triad of Diplopia, Facial Pain and Otorrhea
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Case Rep Neurol 3:45-7. 2011
    ..Careful clinical history and physical examination, including neuroimaging, are necessary to make a differential diagnosis...
  52. ncbi request reprint Progressive supranuclear palsy: new concepts
    Orlando Graziani Povoas Barsottini
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Federal University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 68:938-46. 2010
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Late-Onset Friedreich's Ataxia (LOFA) Mimicking Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 2: What Is Similar and What Is Different?
    Rubens Paulo A Salomão
    Division of General Neurology and Ataxia Unit, Department of Neurology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cerebellum . 2016
    ..We suggest that late-onset forms of hereditary neuropathies should be carefully evaluated, since LOFA may be a CMT mimicker...
  54. ncbi request reprint The relationship between Marcel Proust and Joseph Babinski: the encounter of two geniuses
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Setor de Neurologia Geral e Ataxias, Departamento de Neurologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 72:469-70. 2014
    ..In one moment, Babinski was called, examined Proust and after leaving his bedroom, announced to his brother that Proust was practically dead. Few hours later, Proust developed vomica and died. ..
  55. doi request reprint Teaching NeuroImages: Rosai-Dorfman disease presenting with progressive early-onset cerebellar ataxia
    Carolina Candeias da Silva
    From the Department of Neurology, Ataxia Unit C C d S, J L P, F M d M, F F T, O G P B, and Department of Pathology F M C, F A, J N S, Universidade Federal de São Paulo and Department of Radiology R L M R, Universidade Federal de São Paulo and Delboni Auriemo, Diagnósticos da América, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neurology 81:e27-8. 2013
    ..Histopathology of the cervical lymph node confirmed Rosai-Dorfman disease (RDD) by showing emperipolesis (figure, C and D). The patient will be followed up in order to determine disease progression and therapy. ..
  56. ncbi request reprint Neurological contributions from William Osler
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology, Division of General Neurology and Ataxias, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Sao Paulo SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 71:258-60. 2013
    ..He performed more than 800 autopsies studies of the nervous system and published over 200 articles in the field of Neurology. In this article, we described the main neurological contributions from William Osler...
  57. doi request reprint Teaching video neuroimages: gelastic cataplexy as the first neurologic manifestation of Niemann-Pick disease type C
    Jose Luiz Pedroso
    Department of Neurology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neurology 79:e189. 2012
    ..EEG revealed diffuse slowing and disorganization of background rhythms. Molecular analysis disclosed heterozygosis p.P1007A and p.A1035V mutations, diagnostic of Niemann-Pick disease type C (NPC)...