A Review of Genetic Etiology and Emerging Molecular Therapies for FSHD in Preclinical Studies

Mohammad Reza Seyyed Taghia; Reza Jafarzadeh Esfehani; Reza Boostani; Mohammad Shariati; Ariane Sadr Nabavi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 35-40


  Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy is one of the most common musculoskeletal diseases with a considerable burden. Most of the affected individuals experience muscle weakness as the common muscular symptom. Despite the underlying genetic mechanism which is extensively studied, curative treatment is ...  Read More

Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma Presenting with Peripheral Neuropathy; A Rare Case of Coincident PCNSL and Mononeuritis Multiplex

Zahra Baghestani; Reza Boostani

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 108-110


  A 43-year-old male presented with diplopia and right sixth-nerve palsy. Brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated a lesion in the right periventricular area. High-dose corticosteroid pulse therapy did not resolve the symptom. After one month, his diplopia progressed and he developed weakness ...  Read More

Sleep apnea headaches

Reza Boostani; Fariborz Rezaeitalab; Behzad Pourmokhtari; Amirali Ghahremani

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 1-3


  Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a common disorder characterized by recurrent apnea during sleep. Nocturnal laboratory-based polysomnography (PSG) is the gold standard test for diagnosis of OSA. The sufferers may complain from daytime sleepiness, snoring or occasional headaches. Serious consequences ...  Read More

Magnetic resonance imaging for Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV1-) associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis patients: a systematic review

Fariba Zemorshidi; Reza Boostani; Mohammad Mehdi Etemadi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 107-111


  Introduction: Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1)-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis is a chronic progressive neurologic disease, which might be associated with brain and spinal cord atrophy and lesions. Here, we systematically reviewed the brain and spinal cord abnormalities ...  Read More