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The enhanced CT scan shows a large, enhancing, circumscribed cerebellar tumor (yellow arrows) and the resulting hydrocephalus (green arrow). (Contributed by Dr. Sherman Stein.)
Oct. 21, 2020
Inclusion-body myositis causes progressive muscle weakness and atrophy, typically beginning with the quadriceps and foot extensors, causing frequent falls. Hand and facial weakness and dysphagia may be involved early in other patients. It is an autoimmune, inflammatory myopathy.
May. 03, 2021
Dec. 14, 2020
MELAS is characterized by stroke-like episodes typically occurring before age 40, encephalopathy with seizures and/or dementia, and mitochondrial myopathy. Recurrent headache, loss of appetite, or recurrent vomiting are early symptoms. It is a multisystem genetic disorder usually beginning in childhood.
Jan. 11, 2021
Headache & Pain
Aug. 26, 2020
Hereditary amyloidosis is a disease caused by mutations in the transthyretin gene that lead to systemic deposition of amyloid protein. Although patients have multisystem involvement of amyloidosis, cardiomyopathy and peripheral neuropathy with autonomic neuropathy are typically the most prominent disease manifestations and the primary drivers of disability and mortality.
Feb. 18, 2021
This article describes the clinical manifestations, epidemiology, diagnosis, and management of calvarial and skull base metastatic lesions. It also discusses
Mar. 29, 2018
Apr. 03, 2021