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T2-weighted sagittal image shows a low T2-signal intramedullary mass at cervical cord. Note multiple serpiginous flow-voids on the back of the spinal cord. (Contributed by Dr. Gaurang Shah.)
May. 21, 2021
Stroke & Vascular Disorders
Cerebrovascular localization of specific stroke syndromes can be determined because of predictable vascular supply to different brain regions. Improved imaging techniques have allowed for inference of stroke pathogenesis based on anatomic localization of the syndrome.
Nov. 08, 2020
Feb. 18, 2021
Paraneoplastic neurologic syndromes are characterized by a diverse array of phenotypic neurologic manifestations associated with an underlying malignancy. Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration is an uncommon but often devastating complication of malignancy in adults and may present as an isolated subacute pancerebellar syndrome or a multifocal neurologic disorder. It is most commonly seen in association with breast cancer, small cell lung cancer, and lymphoma.
Sep. 14, 2020
Aug. 03, 2020
Epilepsy & Seizures
Nov. 23, 2020
The term "recurrent meningitis" encompasses a variety of conditions, some of which are life-threatening, some spontaneously remitting, and
Feb. 07, 2021
Patients treated with corticosteroids may develop myopathy months to years after initiation of therapy. The myopathy produced by chronic steroid excess is characterized by various degrees of painless, proximal weakness with legs more involved than arms. Muscle wasting and myalgias may be prominent in the extremities. Stopping the corticosteroid, lowering the dose, and switching to a nonfluorinated preparation are the mainstays of management.
Jul. 17, 2020