Epilepsy

Apr 19, 2018 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Epilepsy

EPILEPSY       8.1 Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Case History A 25-year-old woman had repeated episodes of the sudden onset of fear on unpleasant odor. These were followed by her…

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Ischemia

Apr 19, 2018 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Ischemia

ISCHEMIA       1.1 Ischemic Stroke Case History A 77-year-old woman presented with the sudden onset of left-sided weakness and numbness. On examination, in addition to the weakness and…

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Vascular Malformations/Diseases of Blood Vessels

Apr 19, 2018 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Vascular Malformations/Diseases of Blood Vessels

VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS/DISEASES OF BLOOD VESSELS       3.1 Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Case History A 45-year-old man developed a severe headache and collapsed. Diagnosis: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Images 3.1A–3.1C: Axial CT images…

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Miscellaneous

Apr 19, 2018 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Miscellaneous

MISCELLANEOUS       15.1 Behcet’s Disease Case History A 42-year-old man from Jordan presented with severe dysarthria, imbalance, and diplopia. Diagnosis: Behcet’s Disease Images 15.1A–15.1C: Axial and sagittal fluid-attenuated…

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Neurodegenerative Diseases

Apr 19, 2018 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Neurodegenerative Diseases

NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES       10.1 Alzheimer’s Disease Case History A 72-year-old woman was brought in by her family. The patient herself said that she felt well, but her family…

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Infectious Diseases

Apr 19, 2018 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Infectious Diseases

INFECTIOUS DISEASES       9.1 HIV Dementia Complex Case History A 45-year-old man with untreated HIV infection presented with 4 months of cognitive slowing. On examination, he was disheveled…

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Neurocutaneous Syndromes

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NEUROCUTANEOUS SYNDROMES       13.1 Neurofibromatosis Type 1 Case History A 5-year-old boy presented with headaches and “trouble seeing.” Dermatological examination revealed multiple café-au-lait spots and axillary speckling. His…

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Toxic/Metabolic Disorders

Apr 19, 2018 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Toxic/Metabolic Disorders

TOXIC/METABOLIC DISORDERS       11.1 Central Pontine Myelinolysis Case History A 56-year-old alcoholic was found obtunded in the street. He was found to have a serum sodium of 114…

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Pituitary Disorders

Apr 19, 2018 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Pituitary Disorders

PITUITARY DISORDERS       5.1 Pituitary Adenoma Case History A 37-year-old woman presented with headaches and blurry vision. She was found to have a bitemporal hemianopsia on examination. Diagnosis:…

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Hemorrhage

Apr 19, 2018 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Hemorrhage

 CHAPTER 2 HEMORRHAGE       2.1 Hypertensive Hemorrhage Case History A 54-year-old woman developed a headache and collapsed at home. She was unconscious on examination. Diagnosis: Hypertensive Hemorrhage Images…

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