Top 10 abstracts from ANA 2015

Finally from ANA 2015, here are my top 10 abstracts/posters. My main criterion is posters that made me go ‘hmmm-that’s interesting!’

  • Musical hallucinosis occur in neurodegenerative disorders especially Lewy body disease (LBD)
  • Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) may improve multiple sclerosis (MS) fatigue
  • Subjects with larger and closely knit social networks present earlier to hospital after ischaemic stroke


  • Patients with epilepsy are prone to orthostatic intolerance
  • Medical marijuana may be effective in controlling intractable seizures
  • Dropped head syndrome in multiple system atrophy (MSA) may respond to Amantadine

  • Hyponatraemia may predict in-hospital mortality in myasthenia gravis (MG)
  • Prostate cancer metastases to the ventricles may cause obstructive hydrocephalus
  • Rsing the leg off the couch elicits the Babinski response pyramidal tract dysfunction (the Pasupuleti sign)
  • Retinal fiber layer thickening may be a biomarker of Huntington’s disease (HD)



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