Amir Ali Ahmad

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In a series of 50 cases of Graves' disease qualifying for therapy with radioiodine, "ablative" doses of radioiodine resulted in hypothyroidism in 92% of cases at six months. Hypothyroidism was treated by thyroxine or tri-iodothyronine replacement therapy. Rapid responses and predictable outcome were regarded as important advantages. Intentional ablation is(More)
Many forms of rapidly progressive cognitive impairment are irreversible and rarely treatable. We present a case of autoimmune limbic encephalitis associated with voltage-gated potassium channel autoantibodies that led to rapid cognitive deterioration and bizarre behaviour, which subsequently improved following immunosuppressant therapy. The diagnosis of(More)
We describe a case which highlights the difficulties in diagnosing pulmonary embolism as it can mimic other conditions. In a patient with chest pain with raised troponin, a diagnosis of pulmonary embolism should also be considered as well if the clinical picture does not fit with myocardial infarction. Otherwise, the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism can be(More)
Case A 66-year-old gentleman presented with an episode of generalized tonic clonic seizure. His wife informed that his problems began 7 months earlier when he lost consciousness and began to have dizzy spells. He had several faint like episodes in the next few weeks. He showed behaviour changes and became very anxious and emotionally labile. In the next 2(More)
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