Browsing: Neurology

Spinal cord infarction is infrequent and if missed can result in significant mortality, disability (including irreversible paralysis), and reduced quality of life. Here we discuss a case of spinal str
Although rare, chorea-hyperglycemia-basal ganglia syndrome is a presenting symptom of uncontrolled diabetes mellitus.
Emergency physicians should be familiar with basics of ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement in patients with hydrocephalus and aware of potential complications that can arise in this population.
The complexity and variety of signs and symptoms associated with temporal lobe epilepsy make this condition notably difficult to diagnose.
Nonconvulsive status epilepticus has traditionally been thought of as a rare condition. There is little data regarding its true incidence, but evidence suggests it is far more common than once believe
The most prevalent medical problems around the globe are in the sphere of headache disorders. Let's discuss the procedure, use, and relevance of Sphenopalatine Ganglion (SPG) blockade in the abortive
We explore a case of varicella-zoster virus (VZV) reactivation without typical skin findings in a 66-year-old patient who presented with mastoiditis and encephalitis.
Bell's palsy, also called idiopathic facial nerve palsy, is the paralysis of facial motor function without an identifiable cause. It typically presents with sudden onset unilateral facial paralysis an
One of our nation's greatest health challenges is the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus, which is expected to swell by more than 50% by 2035. Many of these diabetic patients will lack both primar
It is important to consider that acute urinary retention can be a subtle clue of a neurologic process warranting emergent CT imaging to rule out vertebral fracture and MRI to rule out spinal cord comp