Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Sep 9, 2018 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

A 62-year-old man presented to the clinic with a curious tale. The patient had been driving from California to Boston. When he stopped for gas, the attendant thought he was…

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Corticobasal Degeneration

Sep 9, 2018 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Corticobasal Degeneration

A 73-year-old woman was brought in by her daughter for functional decline. The patient didn’t notice anything wrong. Per her daughter, memory problems were prominent, but there was also trouble…

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Frontotemporal Dementia

Sep 9, 2018 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Frontotemporal Dementia

A 63-year-old man was brought to the clinic by his family because of his memory difficulties, apathy, and inappropriate behavior. They reported that the problems began 3–4 years ago; at…

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Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Sep 9, 2018 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Quick Start Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Definition • Normal pressure hydrocephalus (often referred to as NPH) is a relatively rare disorder characterized by enlargement of the ventricles, a gait disorder, incontinence,…

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Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Sep 9, 2018 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

A 63-year-old man presented with progressive memory, concentration, mood, and behavior problems over several years. He was a veteran of the army for six years in his twenties, and reported…

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