A 39-year-old male with a past medical history of hypertension and depression woke up with a severe headache, difficulty speaking, and right-sided weakness. Read the case details here.
Andrew N. Wilner, MD
By the time a 45-year-old patient with hypertension, slurred speech, and weakness in the right arm and right leg was examined in the emergency department, his symptoms had completely disappeared. However, examination, labs, and imaging showed the case was anything but "resolved."
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5 important facts from a recent double-blind, randomized phase 3 study about siponimod in SPMS.
The importance of effective communication and cultural awareness in patient care and outcomes cannot be overstated.
Dr. Abhinav Raina presents his research on the effect of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation on impulsivity in Parkinson disease patients.
Glioblastoma multiforme is the most common and most malignant of all brain tumors. Are things getter better?
An expert presents the results of a phase 2 study on the impact of rituximab on myasthenia gravis.
An expert describes the efficacy of fenfluramine in decreasing seizure frequency associated with this rare syndrome.
A unique case of chronic, low level carbon monoxide poisoning in a car mechanic that resulted in Parkinsonian symptoms.