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BrainWaves #51 Teaching through clinical cases: A Hodgkin survivor with progressive ataxia

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

Clumsiness can be hard to localize. But in a patient with a remote history of cancer, you should be suspicious for a number of things. In this week's clinical case, we discuss a patient who was cured of Hodgkin lymphoma but returns with progressive dysmetria. 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. The content in this episode was vetted and approved by Joseph Berger.


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