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BrainWaves #41 Teaching through clinical cases: Not-quite-so-septic meningitis

MedLink Neurology Podcast is delighted to feature selected episodes from BrainWaves, courtesy of James E Siegler MD, its originator and host. BrainWaves is an academic audio podcast whose mission is to educate medical providers through clinical cases and topical reviews in neurology, medicine, and the humanities, and episodes originally aired from 2016 to 2021.

Originally released: July 18, 2017

This week's BrainWaves episode features a case of a middle-aged woman with progressive headaches and cranial neuropathies. The diagnosis of aseptic meningitis is made, and a differential diagnosis is illustrated. BrainWaves podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used to guide medical decision-making in routine clinical practice. Any cases discussed in this episode are fictional and do not contain any patient health-identifying information.


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