Review
1. Iranian Medicinal Plants and Intractable Epilepsy in Childhood: A Narrative Review

Farah Ashrafzadeh; Hadi Tohidi; Elnaz Faraji; Alireza Ataei Nakhaei

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, Pages 33-36

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2017.18861.1183

Abstract
  Epilepsy is a major neurological disorder, which may occur in all age groups, including children. Approximately 20% of epileptic children are drug-resistant. Uncontrolled seizures pose variable risks to patients, such as increased mortality rate, trauma, and cognitive and psychiatric disorders. Therefore, ...  Read More

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2. Prognosis of Epilepsies and Epileptic Syndromes in Children: A Narrative Review

Ali Akbar Momen; Reza Azizi Malamiri

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, Pages 37-41

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2017.17936.1180

Abstract
  Epilepsies and epileptic syndromes are among the most common chronic neurological disorders in neonates, infants, and children. Remission occurs in 70% of epileptic children, while other cases experience frequent seizures and become refractory to various treatment modalities. Refractory seizures have ...  Read More

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3. Vitamin E and Autoimmune Diseases: A Narrative Review

Zahra Rezaieyazdi; Maryam Sahebari; Nayyereh Saadati; Mandana Khodashahi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, Pages 42-48

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2018.28244.1224

Abstract
  Autoimmune diseases are characterized by the attack of the immune system to normal tissues. Patients with autoimmune diseases usually have the deficiency of dietary factors  that may be related to the etiology of these conditions. Given the role of vitamin E as a physiologic stabilizer of lysosomal ...  Read More

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4. General Principles of the Medical Management of Epilepsy in Children: A Literature Review

Mahmoud Reza Ashrafi; Morteza Heidari

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, Pages 49-53

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2017.17787.1177

Abstract
  The primary aim of epilepsy treatment is seizure control, and the treatment is principally prophylactic. Although complete seizure control is the most important predictor of improved quality of life, antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) could cause severe side effects in the patients. Therefore, the risk-benefit ...  Read More

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5. Cell-based Treatments of Femoral Head Osteonecrosis: A Literature Review

Ali Parsa; Mohammad Hallaj Moghaddam; Farshid Bagheri; Mohammad Hassani

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, Pages 54-58

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2018.24046.1203

Abstract
  The preferred desire of orthopedic surgeons is to preserve the femoral head in the early stages of femoral head osteonecrosis; however, hip arthroplasty is needed in most cases. The outcomes of traditional surgical treatments alone are not favorable. Thus, femoral head osteonecrosis frequently follows ...  Read More

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6. The Most Common Treatable Neurometabolic Epilepsies in Children

Parvaneh Karimzadeh; Sasan Saket

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, Pages 59-66

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2016.20243.1188

Abstract
  Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder in childhood with prominent neurological manifestations, signs, and symptoms in inherited neurometabolic disorders. Accurate diagnosis of neurometabolic disorders in epileptic patients increases the possibility of a specific treatment to improve epilepsy. Therefore, ...  Read More

Case report
7. Churg-Strauss Syndrome in a Seven-year-old Boy: A Case Report

Abdolreza Malek; Forough Rakhshanizadeh; Sheila Kianifar

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, Pages 67-71

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2017.23427.1200

Abstract
  Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) is a type of vasculitis of small-to-medium sized vessels. This syndrome is known by a history of bronchial asthma with systemic necrotizing vasculitis and peripheral blood hypereosinophilia. It is currently called eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA). This ...  Read More

Case report
8. Multiple Intracranial Meningioma in a Woman with Headache

Babak Ganjeifar; Mohammad Ali Abouei Mehrizi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, Pages 72-75

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/rcm.2018.23296.1199

Abstract
  Meningioma is one of the most common primary brain tumors in adults. The literature indicates a higher prevalence of multiple meningiomas in women, which might be attributed to the hormonal factors, such as expression of progesterone receptor.Here we report a 58-year-old woman with a 4-year history of ...  Read More