Mahmoud A. AbdelRazek, MD

Fellow of Autonomic Neurology
Mayo Clinic, Neurology Dept
Cario, Egypt


"Dr. AbdelRazek graduated medical school from Ain Shams University in Cario, Egypt. He finished residency training in neurology at the State University of New York in Buffalo, then went on to finish a fellowship in Advanced General and Autoimmune Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. He has published in esteemed journals including NEJM, Neurology, Stroke and the Lancet. His interests include autoimmune and autonomic disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system, multiple sclerosis, abnormalities of CSF dynamics as normal pressure hydrocephalus and neuro-imagery."

Research Interest

Scientific Activities


1- AbdelRazek MA, Venna N, Stone J. “IgG4-related disease of the central and peripheral nervous systems.” The Lancet Neurology, Feb 2018, Volume 17 , Issue 2 , 183 - 192.
2- AbdelRazek MA, Gutierrez J, Mampre D, Cervantes-Arslanian A, Ormseth C, Haussen D, Thakur K, Lyons J, Smith B, O’Connor O, Willey J, Mateen F. “Intravenous Thrombolysis for Stroke and Presumed Stroke in Human Immunodeficiency Virus–Infected Adults: A Retrospective, Multicenter US Study.” Stroke. 2018 Jan 1;49(1):228-31.
3- AbdelRazek MA, Venna N. "Ventriculoperitoneal-Shunt Placement for Normal-Pressure Hydrocephalus." New England Journal of Medicine. 2017 Dec 28;377(26):e35.
4- AbdelRazek MA, Leone M,Venna N. “Hemorrhagic encephalitis associated with H3N2 influenza-A viral pneumonia.” Neurology. 2018 Feb 13;90(7):336-7.
5- AbdelRazek MA, Venna N. “Unilateral tongue and hand tremor secondary to a brainstem lesion”. Movement Disorders Clinical Practice, Accepted Feb 18 2018, DOI:10.1002/mdc3.12612, in Press.
6- AbdelRazek M, Stone JH. “Neurologic Features of Immunoglobulin G4–Related Disease”. Rheumatic Disease Clinics. 2017 Nov 1;43(4):621-31.
7- AbdelRazek MA, Chwalisz B, Oaklander AL, Venna N. Evidence of small-fiber neuropathy (SFN) in two patients with unexplained genital sensory loss and sensory urinary cystopathy. Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 2017 Sep 15;380:82-4.
8- AbdelRazek MA, Cheema Z, Yadollahikhales G. “A psychiatric pitfall: Akinetic-mutism due to bilateral mesial frontal lobe infarction simulating catatonia.” Neurology, Psychiatry and Brain Research. 2017 Jun 30;24:17-9.
9- AbdelRazek MA, Elsadek R, Elsadek L. “Case series of two patients with Fibrocartilaginous Embolism mimicking Transverse Myelitis of the Spinal Cord.” Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2017 Jun 30;40:66-8.
10- AbdelRazek MA, Albrecht A, Han C, Elsadek R, Yadollahikhales G. “A Case of Cocaine-induced Toxic Leukoencephalopathy With Severe Radiologic but Mild Clinical Disease.” Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment. 2017 Jun 1;16(2):59-63.
11- AbdelRazek MA, Han C, Albrecht A, Elsadek L, Yadollahikhales G, Elsadek R. “Wernicke’s Encephalopathy 5 Years After a Whipple Procedure.” The Neurohospitalist. 2017 May 30:1941874417710878.
12- Farooq S., Mowla A., AbdelRazek M.A., Sawyer R.N. “Delayed Recanalization of an Embolized Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation Caused Brain Abscess in a Patient with Osler-Weber-Rendu Syndrome.” Archives of Neuroscience. 4(1) 2016: e35607
13- Abdelrazek M, Kamal H, Singh K, Farooq S, Li P. “Balo's concentric sclerosis with extensive MRI brain lesions in a 55 year old male with minimal symptoms.” Journal of Neuroimaging. 2015 Mar 1;25(2):330.
14- AbdelRazek, Mahmoud A., et al. "Fibrocartilaginous embolism: a comprehensive review of an under-studied cause of spinal cord infarction and proposed diagnostic criteria." The journal of spinal cord medicine 39.2 (2016): 146-154.
15- AbdelRazek, Mahmoud AbdelMageed, et al. "Prior Asymptomatic Parenchymal Hemorrhage Does Not Increase the Risk for Intracranial Hemorrhage after Intravenous Thrombolysis." Cerebrovascular Diseases 40.5-6 (2015): 201-204.

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