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A silver lining in the dark clouds: Medical Marijuana, in the Neurological disorders and its future in Pakistan.

Marijuana has been included in the list of illicit drugs for a long time despite its use as a remedy for several medical problems. However this use has been on the basis of the individual experiences with no concrete scientific evidence. Its positive effects have been mostly overshadowed by its recreational use worldwide. It has recently become the topic of hot debate due to...

Encephalopathy with behavioral and psychiatric features–firstantibody proven case of Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis from Pakistan

Background: Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor encephalitis is associated with psychiatric symptoms, memory disturbances, seizures, dyskinesia, and catatonia along with other constellation of symptoms. It is more common in females and usually associated with underlying ovarian teratoma. Treatment involves immunosuppression. This is the first antibody proven case from...

Marburg variant of multiple sclerosis; a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge

MBBS, Maimoona Siddiqui FCPS, Arsalan Ahmad MD (Neurology) Correspondence to: Prof. Arsalan Ahmad, Professor of Neurology & Consultant Neurologist, Shifa International Hospital & College of Medicine, H-8 ... , Maimoona Siddiqui, Nauman S. Siddiqui. Use of Mitoxantrone in MS - local experience at Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan. Pak J Neurol Sci 2012 ; 7 ( 1 ): 1 - 4 . 8. Arsalan Ahmad , Nadia

Dementia in pakistan: national guidelines for clinicians

Dementia refers to a range of disorders characterized by declining memory, multiple cognitive deficits and eventual mortality due to progressive and irreversible brain damage1. Disease entities comprising dementia characteristically affect mainly the geriatric population. Together, they constitute a major component of global disease burden in general and geriatric disease burden...