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  1. Review

    Cerebellum: An explanation for dystonia?

    Dystonia is a movement disorder that is characterized by involuntary muscle contractions, abnormal movements and postures, as well as by non-motor symptoms, and is due to abnormalities in different brain areas...

    Matteo Bologna and Alfredo Berardelli

    Cerebellum & Ataxias 2017 4:6

    Published on: 12 May 2017

  2. Case report

    An unusual cause of fatal rapid-onset ataxia plus syndrome

    Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is a demyelinating disorder of the central nervous system caused by reactivation of the JC-virus and is in most cases associated with underlying immunosuppressi...

    Ivan Kmezic, Jan Weinberg, Dan Hauzenberger, Farouk Hashim, Evangelia Kollia, Monika Klimkowska, Inger Nennesmo and Martin Paucar

    Cerebellum & Ataxias 2017 4:5

    Published on: 21 April 2017

  3. Review

    Friedreich Ataxia: current status and future prospects

    Friedreich ataxia (FA) represents the most frequent type of inherited ataxia. Most patients carry homozygous GAA expansions in the first intron of the frataxin gene on chromosome 9. Due to epigenetic alteratio...

    Katrin Bürk

    Cerebellum & Ataxias 2017 4:4

    Published on: 7 April 2017

  4. Case report

    Apraxia of speech and cerebellar mutism syndrome: a case report

    Cerebellar mutism syndrome (CMS) or posterior fossa syndrome (PFS) consists of a constellation of neuropsychiatric, neuropsychological and neurogenic speech and language deficits. It is most commonly observed ...

    E. De Witte, I. Wilssens, D. De Surgeloose, G. Dua, M. Moens, J. Verhoeven, M. Manto and P. Mariën

    Cerebellum & Ataxias 2017 4:2

    Published on: 6 January 2017

  5. Case report

    Cerebellar ataxia and sensory ganglionopathy associated with light-chain myeloma

    Cerebellar ataxia with sensory ganglionopathy is a rare neurological combination that can occur in some hereditary ataxias including mitochondrial diseases and in gluten sensitivity. Individually each conditio...

    Panagiotis Zis, Dasappaiah Ganesh Rao, Bart E Wagner, Lucinda Nicholson-Goult, Nigel Hoggard and Marios Hadjivassiliou

    Cerebellum & Ataxias 2017 4:1

    Published on: 5 January 2017

  6. Research

    Alcohol-related cerebellar degeneration: not all down to toxicity?

    Alcohol-related cerebellar degeneration is one of the commonest acquired forms of cerebellar ataxia. The exact pathogenic mechanisms by which alcohol leads to cerebellar damage remain unknown. Possible autorea...

    Priya D. Shanmugarajah, Nigel Hoggard, Stuart Currie, Daniel P. Aeschlimann, Pascale C. Aeschlimann, Dermot C. Gleeson, Mohammed Karajeh, Nicola Woodroofe, Richard A. Grünewald and Marios Hadjivassiliou

    Cerebellum & Ataxias 2016 3:17

    Published on: 3 October 2016

  7. Review

    Cerebellar transcranial direct current stimulation in neurological disease

    Several studies have highlighted the therapeutic potential of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) in patients with neurological diseases, including dementia, epilepsy, post-stroke dysfunctions, move...

    Roberta Ferrucci, Tommaso Bocci, Francesca Cortese, Fabiana Ruggiero and Alberto Priori

    Cerebellum & Ataxias 2016 3:16

    Published on: 2 September 2016

  8. Research

    The in vivo reduction of afferent facilitation induced by low frequency electrical stimulation of the motor cortex is antagonized by cathodal direct current stimulation of the cerebellum

    Low-frequency electrical stimulation to the motor cortex (LFSMC) depresses the excitability of motor circuits by long-term depression (LTD)-like effects. The interactions between LFSMC and cathodal direct curr...

    Nordeyn Oulad Ben Taib and Mario Manto

    Cerebellum & Ataxias 2016 3:15

    Published on: 30 August 2016

  9. Research

    MRI-based cerebellar volume measurements correlate with the International Cooperative Ataxia Rating Scale score in patients with spinocerebellar degeneration or multiple system atrophy

    Progression of clinical symptoms and cerebellar atrophy may vary among subtypes of spinocerebellar degeneration and multiple system atrophy. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to demonstrate the relatio...

    Daisuke Hara, Futaba Maki, Shigeaki Tanaka, Rie Sasaki and Yasuhiro Hasegawa

    Cerebellum & Ataxias 2016 3:14

    Published on: 17 August 2016

  10. Research

    Cerebellar involvement in Parkinson’s disease resting tremor

    There exists a lack of consensus regarding how cerebellar over-activity might influence tremor in Parkinson’s disease (PD). Specifically, it is unclear whether resting or postural tremor are differentially aff...

    Shannon C. Lefaivre, Matt J. N. Brown and Quincy J. Almeida

    Cerebellum & Ataxias 2016 3:13

    Published on: 8 June 2016

  11. Letter to the Editor

    Acetyl-DL-leucine improves gait variability in patients with cerebellar ataxia—a case series

    Acetyl-DL-leucine is a modified amino acid that was observed to improve ataxic symptoms in patients with sporadic and hereditary forms of ataxia. Here, we investigated the effect of the treatment with Acetyl-D...

    Roman Schniepp, Michael Strupp, Max Wuehr, Klaus Jahn, Marianne Dieterich, Thomas Brandt and Katharina Feil

    Cerebellum & Ataxias 2016 3:8

    Published on: 12 April 2016

  12. Research

    Patterns of motor signs in spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 at the start of follow-up in a reference unit

    Spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 (SCA3) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects the cerebellar system and other subcortical regions of the brain. As for other cerebellar diseases, the severity of this type o...

    Irene Pulido-Valdeolivas, David Gómez-Andrés, Irene Sanz-Gallego, Estrella Rausell and Javier Arpa

    Cerebellum & Ataxias 2016 3:4

    Published on: 23 February 2016

  13. Case report

    Benign hereditary chorea, not only chorea: a family case presentation

    Benign hereditary chorea is a rare disorder which is characterized by early onset, non-progressive choreic movement disturbance, with other hyperkinetic movements and unsteadiness also commonly seen. Hypothyro...

    Jeanette Koht, Sven Olav Løstegaard, Iselin Wedding, Marie Vidailhet, Malek Louha and Chantal ME Tallaksen

    Cerebellum & Ataxias 2016 3:3

    Published on: 2 February 2016

  14. Research

    ITPR1 gene p.Val1553Met mutation in Russian family with mild Spinocerebellar ataxia

    Spinocerebellar ataxias (SСAs) are a highly heterogeneous group of inherited neurological disorders. The symptoms of ataxia vary in individual patients and even within the same SCA subtype. A study of a four-g...

    M. I. Shadrina, M. V. Shulskaya, S. A. Klyushnikov, T. Nikopensius, M. Nelis, P. A. Kivistik, A. A. Komar, S. A. Limborska, S. N. Illarioshkin and P. A. Slominsky

    Cerebellum & Ataxias 2016 3:2

    Published on: 13 January 2016

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