Paratonia

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Paratonia is the inability to relax muscles during muscle tone assessment. There are two types of paratonia: oppositional and facilitatory. Oppositional paratonia (“gegenhalten”) occurs when subjects involuntarily resist […]

Learning problems in childhood cancer

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Certain treatments for childhood cancer are known to cause learning problems in survivors, particularly when central nervous system (CNS)-directed therapies are used (e.g. cranial radiation; high-dose methotrexate or cytarabine; or intrathecal chemotherapy). As the mortality rates of childhood […]

Logopenic progressive aphasia

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Logopenic progressive aphasia (LPA) is a form of primary progressive aphasia. It is defined clinically by impairments in naming and sentence repetition. It is similar to conduction aphasia and is associated […]

Frontotemporal dementia and parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards. Frontotemporal dementia and parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17) is an autosomal dominant neurodegenerative disorder and Parkinson plus syndrome, which has three cardinal features: behavioral and personality changes, cognitive impairment, and motor symptoms. […]

TRIANGLE disease

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     TRIANGLE disease is a rare genetic disorder of the immune system. TRIANGLE stands for “TPPII-related immunodeficiency, autoimmunity, and neurodevelopmentaldelay with impaired glycolysis and lysosomal expansion” where TPP2 is the causative gene. This disease manifests as recurrent […]

Clouding of consciousness

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Clouding of consciousness, also known as brain fog or mental fog, is a term used in medicine denoting an abnormality in the regulation of the overall level of consciousness that is […]

Cognitive disorder

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Cognitive disorders (CDs), also known as neurocognitive disorders (NCDs), are a category of mental health disorders that primarily affect cognitive abilities including learning, memory, perception, and problem solving. […]

Corticobasal degeneration

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Corticobasal ganglionic degeneration (CBgD) or corticobasal ganglionic degeneration (CBGD) is a rare, progressive neurodegenerative disease involving the cerebral cortex and the basal ganglia. CBgD symptoms typically begin in people from 50 to 70 years […]

Semantic dementia

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Semantic dementia (SD), also known as semantic variant primary progressive aphasia (svPPA), is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by loss of semantic memory in both the verbal and […]