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Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) is a diverse condition which not only encompasses isolated longitudinally extensive transverse myelitis (LETM) and optic neuritis but also includes area postrema syndrome, acute brainstem syndrome, symptomatic narcolepsy or acute diencephalic clinical syndrome, and symptomatic cerebral syndrome. Imaging may(More)
BACKGROUND Hemichorea-hemiballism (HCHB) is a hyperkinetic movement disorder with features of both chorea and ballism occurring on the same side. CASE REPORT We present a case of HCHB due to nonketotic hyperglycemia (NKH) that was the initial presentation of diabetes and was irreversible clinically even after 6 months of optimal blood sugar control. (More)
Background of study: Hyponatraemia is a commonly encountered plasma electrolyte abnormality. As aggressive or inappropriate therapy of hyponatraemia can be more harmful than the condition itself, clinicians should be familiar with the diagnosis and management of various forms of hyponatraemia. Objective: To assess the socio-clinical profile of the patients(More)
Malarial parasite as a cause of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is very rare and there are only a very few case reports in literature. Here we report a case of acute flaccid quadriparesis with generalised areflexia following malaria caused by P. falciparum. An adult male developed acute lower motor neuron type of quadri-paresis following an episode of(More)
In Response To: Lee D, Ahn, TB. Glycemic choreoballism. Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov. 2016; 6. doi: 10.7916/D8QJ7HNF Original Article: Roy U, Das SK, Mukherjee A, et al. Irreversible hemichoreahemiballism in a case of nonketotic hyperglycemia presenting as the initial manifestation of diabetes mellitus. Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov. 2016; 6. doi:(More)
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