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Non-contrasted head CT demonstrating left frontal hemorrhage. (Contributed by Dr. Mitesh V Shah.)
Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders
Jun. 12, 2020
Headache & Pain
Aug. 26, 2020
Multiple system atrophy (MSA) is a mostly sporadic degenerative disorder that typically features some combination of motor parkinsonism, ataxia, and dysautonomia, along with many other less constant signs. “Red flags” for MSA include postural instability within 3 years of disease onset and resulting recurrent falls, wheelchair dependency within 10 years of onset, Pisa syndrome, stridor, inspiratory sighs, severe dysphonia, severe dysarthria, severe dysphagia, and emotional incontinence.
Feb. 13, 2021
Epilepsy & Seizures
Although absences are considered a paradigm of primarily generalized seizures, they may occasionally be of focal onset (focal onset generalized absence
Apr. 26, 2021
A movement disorder emergency is characterized by an acute onset of abnormal movements or the rapid evolution of any movement disorder. Most movement disorder emergencies evolve over hours to days, prompting the patient to seek immediate medical attention. Prompt recognition of the correct diagnosis and implementation of the appropriate therapy can reduce morbidity and mortality in the management of movement disorder emergencies.
Jul. 02, 2021
Apr. 09, 2021
Transient global amnesia is characterized by global anterograde amnesia of acute onset, not attributable to any other neurological condition, typically resolving within hours. Onset of memory loss is abrupt, and resolves without intervention. Cognitive impairment is limited to amnesia, and personal identity is retained throughout the episode.
Nov. 15, 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