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215 Possible Causes for Hippocampal Atrophy

  • Febrile Infection-Related Epilepsy Syndrome

    We report a previously healthy 5-year-old child who developed hippocampal atrophy by day 37 of his illness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the chronic phase was normal in three patients and showed mild diffuse cortical atrophy and/or mild hippocampal atrophy or sclerosis in[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Atrophy in Febrile-Infection Related Epilepsy Syndrome (FIRES). ( 23400244 ) Byler D.L....Kanekar S. 2013 29 Febrile infection-related epilepsy syndrome without detectable[malacards.org]

  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

    We describe a case of left temporal lobe epilepsy without hippocampal atrophy. A 31-year-old woman presented with typical symptoms of complex partial seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with bilateral hippocampal atrophy (BHA) in a subgroup suffering from mesial temporal lobe epilepsy represent a therapeutic challenge.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient began to have refractory seizures at the age of 14, and preoperative MRI revealed left amygdala enlargement and left hippocampal atrophy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Medial Sclerosis

    Hippocampal atrophy with abnormal T2 hyperintenssity is a diagnostic clue.[neuroradiologycases.com] atrophy with increased T 2 -weighted signal on magnetic resonance imaging ( Figure 1 ). 2 , 3 Although mesial temporal sclerosis is generally unilateral, bilateral involvement[cmaj.ca] Hippocampal sclerosis without detectable hippocampal atrophy. Neurology 1994 ; 44:42-46.[pubs.rsna.org]

  • Semantic Dementia

    […] episodic memory deficit for patients with extensive hippocampal atrophy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of temporal lobe or hippocampal atrophy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Alzheimer's disease (AD) and semantic dementia (SD) have distinct episodic memory profiles despite the hippocampal atrophy that characterizes both diseases[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    Compared with people who did not drink, people who drank moderately showed a three times higher risk of hippocampal atrophy.[medicalnewstoday.com] 'Higher risk of hippocampal atrophy' In their study paper, in which they discuss the rationale for their investigation, the researchers explain that a link between heavy drinking[medicalnewstoday.com] The researchers also found that, compared with abstinence, light drinking - defined as no more than 7 units per week - offered no protective effect against hippocampal atrophy[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Insulin Resistance

    Lupien SJ, de Leon MJ, De Santi S, Convit A, Tarshish C, Nair NP, McEwen BS, Hauger RL, Meaney MJ: Cortisol levels during human aging predict hippocampal atrophy and memory[doi.org]

  • Neurosyphilis

    Brain magnetic resonance imaging showed cortical atrophy with noticeable bilateral hippocampal atrophy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Few cases have so far described bilateral hippocampal atrophy mimicking Alzheimer’s disease in neurosyphilis.[doi.org] Abstract Background This article reports a rare case of active neurosyphilis in a man with mild to moderate dementia and marked hippocampal atrophy, mimicking early onset[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    These associations were driven mostly by the amount of cortical rather than hippocampal atrophy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As previously reported, 26, 35 patients with MCI and hippocampal atrophy have an increased likelihood of developing AD.[doi.org] Previous studies 26 suggest that hippocampal atrophy, as measured using MRI, may be a marker for early AD in patients with MCI and may predict a more rapid deterioration to[doi.org]

  • Alcohol Dementia

    atrophy than abstainers.[express.co.uk] The results showed heavy alcohol consumption over the 30-year period was associated with increased risk of hippocampal atrophy, a form of brain damage that affects memory[cbsnews.com] atrophy than abstainers, and very light drinking (1-6 units a week) conferred no protection relative to abstinence.[bmj.com]

  • Puerperium

    Maneru C, Serra-Grabulosa JM, Junque C, Salgado-Pineda P, Bargallo N, Olondo M, Botet-Mussons F, Tallada M, Mercader JM (2003) Residual hippocampal atrophy in asphyxiated[doi.org]

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