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(Contributed by Dr. Sarah Gaskill.)
Mar. 07, 2021
Stroke & Vascular Disorders
Strategies for secondary stroke prevention include blood pressure lowering, cholesterol reduction with statins, smoking cessation, antiplatelet therapy, and specific interventions such as carotid revascularization. 23% of strokes that occur in the US per year are recurrent, and nearly one-sixth of ischemic strokes are preceded by a transient ischemic attack.
Jul. 21, 2021
Epilepsy & Seizures
Aug. 12, 2021
Atypical absence seizures are distinct from typical absences in that onset and termination is slow, impairment of consciousness is mild, and they are often associated with significant tone disturbances. They primarily occur in children with severe learning and neurologic disabilities of epileptic encephalopathies, mainly Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Management is usually difficult, and prognosis is that of the underlying disorder.
Oct. 14, 2019
Recurrent meningitis consists of either recurrent bacterial meningitis, or recurrent episodes of nonpurulent meningitis. The bacterial variety presents with rapid onset of severe illness, fever, alteration in mental status, nuchal rigidity, and sometimes seizures, and can be fatal if not treated. The nonpurulent form may present with less severe illness, and can be caused by recurrent infection or other factors.
Feb. 07, 2021
Neuropharmacology & Neurotherapeutics
Sep. 05, 2021
Cerebellar infarction and hemorrhage are life-threatening conditions with significant risk for neurologic decline due to brainstem compression and hydrocephalus. They frequently present with headache, nausea and vomiting, dizziness, and a striking difficulty standing or walking. Embolism from an arterial or cardiac source and intracranial atherosclerosis are the main culprits. Hypertension is the most common cause of cerebellar hemorrhage.
Aug. 16, 2021
Aug. 31, 2021