Browsing: Neurology

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
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
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.
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
One of the most common fractures seen in the ED - and one of the most painful to manipulate and reduce prior to splinting. This nerve block can help.
Before employing this nerve block when addressing shoulder dislocations, ensure familiarity with the nerve structure in the area and assess whether it will be appropriate in the patient.
This OTC anxiolytic might cause you a little anxiety in cases of overdose. Here's an overview on how to help affected patients.