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A patient with corticobasal degeneration can rise only when pulled up by an assistant. (Contributed by Dr. Joseph Jankovic.)
Neuropharmacology & Neurotherapeutics
Oct. 07, 2020
Mar. 16, 2021
Blepharospasm is characterized by involuntary eye closure, along with contractions of other facial muscles, oromandibular dystonia, and sometimes cervical dystonia. Excessive contractions of the eyelids, orbicularis oculi adjacent muscles, jaw and neck muscles cause these symptoms. It is a focal dystonia of idiopathic origin.
Jul. 05, 2021
Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders
Dec. 10, 2020
Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV), also known as human herpesvirus 5, is a common pathogen that infects a majority of the adult population. After acute infection,
Dec. 09, 2019
Stroke & Vascular Disorders
A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is defined as an acute focal neurologic deficit that is localized to one vascular territory, lasting less than 24 hours, with abrupt onset and abrupt or gradual resolution. Carotid TIAs occur in the territory of the internal carotid artery or its branches. Symptoms of carotid TIAs include transient dysarthria, limb weakness, face weakness, visual impairment, dysphasia, and body or face numbness or paresthesia.
Dec. 04, 2019
Childhood Degenerative & Metabolic Disorders
Oct. 21, 2020
Headache & Pain
Diffuse, aching head pain without migraine characteristics is the primary symptom of tension-type headache. Sensations of tightness or pressure and muscle pain are also seen. Peripheral and central pain mechanisms both appear to be involved in tension headache, which is the most common type of headache.
Aug. 19, 2021