Koushik Pan

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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)
Erasmus syndrome is a rare entity in which systemic sclerosis develops following exposure to silica with or without silicosis. Few case reports are available in literature. We report here a case of Erasmus syndrome in a 42-year-old manual labourer. The patient presented with arthralgia, Raynoud's phenomenon, skin tightening and microstomia along with(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)
Metronidazole can produce neurological complications although it is not a common scenario. We present a case where a patient developed features of encephalopathy following prolonged metronidazole intake. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain showed abnormal signal intensity involving both dentate nuclei of cerebellum and splenium of corpus callosum. The(More)
Dengue fever is identified as one of the most important mosquito-borne viral disease worldwide. Every year a large number of people belonging to urban populations suffer from this viral infection. Various presentations of dengue fever have been documented, however, neurological complications in dengue fever are relatively uncommon. Among these, Acute(More)
BACKGROUND The intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) score is well established as a reliable prognostic score in ICH, whereas recently, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II (APACHE II) has been observed to have a better discrimination in predicting mortality in primary pontine hemorrhage. Further, physiological parameters of APACHE II have been(More)
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