Brown Syndrome

Common Name(s)

Brown Syndrome

Brown syndrome is an eye disorder characterized by abnormalities in the eye's ability to move. Specifically, the ability to look up and in is affected by a problem in the superior oblique muscle/tendon. The condition may be present at birth (congenital) or it may develop following surgery or as a result of inflammation or a problem with development. Some cases are constant while other are intermittent. Treatment depends upon the cause and severity of the movement disorder. Options include close observation, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents like Ibuprofen, corticosteroids, and surgery.
 

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The terms "Brown Syndrome" returned 66 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Brown syndrome with severe amblyopia: a case report from Africa.
 

Author(s): Bolutife Ayokunnu Olusanya

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Brown syndrome is a rare form of strabismus that is characterised by restriction of elevation of the eye in adduction. This is a case report of an eleven year old Nigerian girl who presented with a history of squint and poor vision. She had visual acuities of 6/24 and counting fingers ...

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2015

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Intramedullary spinal cord neurocysticercosis presenting as Brown-Séquard syndrome.
 

Author(s): Elda M Salazar Noguera, Rita Pineda Sic, Fernando Escoto Solis

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Cysticercosis is a parasitic disease caused by the larval stage of Taenia Solium. Involvement of the central nervous system by this tapeworm is endemic in developing countries. However, isolated spinal involvement by Taenia Solium is uncommon and having clinical presentation of Brown-Séquard ...

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2015

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Brown-Séquard syndrome.
 

Author(s): Upasana Ranga, Senthil Kumar Aiyappan

Journal: Indian J. Med. Res.. 2014 Oct;140(4):572-3.

 

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2014

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The terms "Brown Syndrome" returned 10 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Brown bowel syndrome: a rare complication in diseases associated with long-standing malabsorption.
 

Author(s): Heinz Albrecht, Alexander Hagel, Thomas de Rossi, Tilman T Rau, Thomas Kirchner, Markus F Neurath, Martin Raithel

Journal: Digestion. 2014 ;89(2):105-9.

 

Longtime chronic malabsorption may among other things cause a lack of liposoluble vitamins. Vitamin E deficiency can lead to formation of lipofuscin aggregates. Its deficiency is also associated with an increased lipofuscinosis of the bowel, i.e. brown bowel syndrome.

Last Updated: 28 Mar 2014

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The Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere and Fazio Londe syndrome revisited: natural history, genetics, treatment and future perspectives.
 

Author(s): Annet M Bosch, Kevin Stroek, Nico G Abeling, Hans R Waterham, Lodewijk Ijlst, Ronald J A Wanders

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The Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere syndrome is a rare neurological disorder which may present at all ages with sensorineural deafness, bulbar palsy and respiratory compromise. Fazio-Londe syndrome is considered to be the same disease entity. Recently it was demonstrated that in some patients ...

Last Updated: 11 Dec 2012

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Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere syndrome and Fazio-Londe disease - treatable motor neuron diseases of childhood.
 

Author(s): Carlotta Spagnoli, Carlos De Sousa

Journal: Dev Med Child Neurol. 2012 Apr;54(4):292-3.

 

Last Updated: 12 Mar 2012

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Activating Brown Adipose Tissue Through Exercise
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Obesity; Diabetes Mellitus; Metabolic Syndrome X

 

Last Updated: 10 Feb 2015

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