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We describe a case of histologically proved osmotic demyelination syndrome. In addition to abnormal T2 signal within the pons and thalami, MR showed linear enhancing lesions at the cortical medullary junction.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether MRI volumetric measurement of the entorhinal cortex could detect structural damage and lateralize the seizure focus in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy in whom no measurable hippocampal abnormalities were found. BACKGROUND A reduction in the volume of the entorhinal cortex ipsilateral to the seizure focus in patients… (More)
Risk factors predicting an increased risk of dementia in Parkinson's disease (PD) are not fully established. The dementia associated with PD (PDD) closely resembles dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). Based upon a high frequency of non-dopaminergic mediated clinical features in DLB, we predicted that a motor subtype comprising postural instability and balance… (More)
AIM Endophthalmitis remains one of the most dreaded complications of modern cataract surgery. Its incidence in the UK has been estimated but accurate published data on the incidence at a regional level are scarce. This audit examines the incidence and visual outcome of endophthalmitis from a single eye department in Scotland (UK) over a 7-year period.… (More)
This report describes the features and clinical significance of retinal macroaneurysm. Two groups can be defined: those with acute aneurysmal decompensation, Group I; and those with chronic aneurysmal decompensation, Group II. Haemorrhage is the main feature of the former group and exudates of the latter. Systemic and local associations are noted, and… (More)
We present the MR findings in a case of tophaceous gout of the lumbar spine with cauda equina compression, mimicking an epidural abscess. The diagnosis was clinically unsuspected and confirmed at laminectomy. Tophus material in the paraspinal soft tissues appeared intermediate in signal intensity and showed heterogeneous contrast enhancement.
OBJECTIVES Neurological involvement occurs in 5-15% of patients with sarcoidosis and isolated "neurosarcoidosis" occurs in less than 1% of all cases. Classical clinical presentations have been described, such as bilateral facial palsy, but often the disease presents insidiously with varied signs and symptoms. We present a patient who required biopsy of a… (More)
A 78-year-old woman presented with a right basal ganglia infarct 6 weeks after a left herpes zoster ophthalmicus. MR angiography showed focal segmental stenosis of the proximal segments of the anterior, middle, and posterior cerebral arteries. Varicella DNA was detected in the CSF by polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Treated with dexamethasone and acyclovir… (More)
Sick neonates often require periodic small volume transfusions (10 mL/kg) to replace blood drawn for laboratory monitoring during their hospital stay. We use red blood cells (RBCs), stored as CPDA-1 whole blood, up to their expiration date, and are unaware of any clinical problems with this practice. We proceeded to confirm our clinical impression by… (More)