Tag Archives: Neuromuscular

Some Other Neuro-Educational Resources

While we’re at it, here’s a few other helpful websites: The Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library has lots of materials on that subject. The home page isn’t very helpful, as the site is organized by “collections” according to the (sometimes eminent) … Continue reading

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Zebra of the Day

Every so often, we run into an unusual condition that comes up for discussion on rounds or at a conference. I thought it might be fun to highlight these for the sake of expanding our store of differential diagnoses and … Continue reading

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Aids to the Examination of the Peripheral Nervous System

I pulled this out on rounds today and the question came up whether it is still in print, etc. I did find it for sale on Amazon, but more interestingly, it’s available online on a website called Scribd. Who knows … Continue reading

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Leprosy

  Leprosy came up in Dr. Beinlich’s book club today, and then I happened upon this Atlantic article on the subject, which was posted just an hour or so before our meeting. One aspect of the disease I find interesting … Continue reading

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Follow-up on A-CIDP

From Dr. Waclawik: A small percentage of patients with CIDP may have an acute onset and a rapidly progressive deficit. Those cases may be indistinguishable from AIDP/GBS and only  careful follow up with periodic reassessment (clinical and electrophysiological) can allow … Continue reading

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Acute-Onset CIDP

Smitha recently presented a great case of what at first looked like Guillain-Barré syndrome but turned out to be CIDP. There was some discussion of AIDP vs. SIDP vs. CIDP. I’ve been reading the recent Continuum on peripheral neuropathy and … Continue reading

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