An emphasis on importance of taking a detailed history and careful neurologic examination focused on the vestibular system.
The authors distinguish between the clinical entities of meningitis, encephalitis, and encephalopathy.
If you could bring only one book or film with you to a desert island, what would it be?
Causes of concussion include direct trauma, rapid acceleration-deceleration, and blast injury. Dr. Wilner discusses recent literature.
Migraine is the second leading cause of disability worldwide. New data show the number of patients who will need care by clinicians with expertise in neurological conditions will continue to grow in coming decades.
Given the severity and treatment resistance of menstrual migraine, clinicians should watch for the signs and symptoms discussed in this case.
The authors present illustrative fictional accounts of patients with medical problems with co-occurring epilepsy.
Primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) is a rare but aggressive malignancy that accounts for approximately 3% of all primary CNS cancer. New studies have changed the landscape of PCNSL treatment paradigms and expectations for outcome.
Neurology on the front lines engages patients and their families in a shared decision-making process regarding goals of care.
Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease should be considered in the setting of a rapidly progressive dementia with psychiatric symptoms, ataxia, mutism, myoclonus, and pyramidal or extrapyramidal signs.
While it is premature to conclude that changes in intestinal microbes influence the genesis or progression of PD, preliminary evidence indicates that they may be associated with inflammation in the intestinal wall.
This article provides some straightforward nutritional recommendations that neurologists can share with their patients.
It is often unclear which treatments are most appropriate for the constellation of concussion symptoms. Thus, evidence-based education as well as treatment and management options to facilitate recovery are required.
Two young siblings presented to the pediatric department with mental retardation, developmental delay, ataxia, and nystagmus since birth. What's your diagnosis after reviewing the case?
Dietary therapies have returned to the spotlight as viable nonpharmacological treatment options for medication refractory epilepsy.