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Spina bifida is evident. The intraspinal lipoma has the same density as subcutaneous fat and displaces the neural elements anteriorly. (Contributed by Dr. Sherman Stein)
Sep. 05, 2020
Epilepsy & Seizures
Oct. 14, 2009
Jan. 18, 2021
Landau-Kleffner syndrome, or acquired epileptic aphasia, is an epileptic encephalopathy. Acquired aphasia is the more prominent feature because seizures are present in only 70% to 80% of patients. Verbal auditory agnosia is present in all patients, and in many cases the first diagnosis is hearing loss. Variable time may elapse between the loss of the ability to understand language and the expressive aphasia.
Aug. 16, 2020
Congenital muscle fiber-type disproportion is a condition that can be defined only in the muscle biopsy by 2 obligatory criteria of "disproportion":
Jun. 17, 2020
Idiopathic basal ganglia calcification clinically presents as movement disorders such as parkinsonism, ataxia, chorea, tremor, dystonia, athetosis, or orofacial dyskinesia. Psychiatric symptoms, cognitive impairment, and ataxia are also common symptoms. It is an inherited neuropsychiatric disorder.
Jan. 04, 2021
Stroke & Vascular Disorders
May. 04, 2021
Patients with multiple sclerosis present with a wide variety of neurologic symptoms. The goal of individualized medicine is to treat each unique person in an individual way; this includes addressing symptoms affecting their quality of life. Symptomatic therapy optimizes the functioning of patients with neurologic dysfunction due to multiple sclerosis.
Jan. 31, 2021