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Russian neuropsychiatrist Sergei Sergeievich Korsakoff (1853/1854?-1900) in 1900. (Courtesy of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, a public domain.)
Apr. 29, 2020
In typical HNPP, motor symptoms predominate over sensory symptoms. Slight compression of peripheral nerves and repeated local exercise leads to episodes of weakness with decreased perception to touch and pain. Attacks present with a single nerve involvement, with onset on awakening, and are usually triggered by mild compression that resolves in days to months.
Oct. 03, 2021
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Mar. 13, 2021
Ependymomas arise from ependymal cells forming the lining of the ventricles and the central canal. Sensory complaints such as dysesthesia and back pain are the most common presenting symptoms. These symptoms are often nonspecific initially, and a high index of suspicion is necessary to allow early diagnosis of these lesions, especially without trauma history or prior complaints.
Oct. 23, 2017
Oct. 21, 2020
Neuro-Ophthalmology & Neuro-Otology
Visual agnosia is a rare neurologic deficit in recognizing or identifying a visual target despite intact consciousness, language, memory, and fundamental sensory functions. It is classified into 2 major categories: apperceptive visual agnosia and associative visual agnosia. Specific rehabilitation programs targeting visual training improve ability in visual processing among persons with visual agnosia.
Jul. 08, 2019
Epilepsy & Seizures
The first reports concerning absence seizures with severe clonic or myoclonic jerks appeared in 1966 (Gibberd 1966). Only
Feb. 13, 2014