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This paper reviews the various types of ataxia, and some related clinical manifestations. Methods of measuring normal and abnormal movement are then discussed, followed by a consideration of management and specific and symptomatic treatments.
Nerve conduction studies provide unique quantitative information about neurological function in patients with a variety of neuromuscular disorders. This article emphasizes the need for careful selection of the appropriate procedures, informed interpretation of the data, and correlation of the results with the clinical information about each individual… (More)
When significant weight loss occurs in anorexia nervosa, routine physical examination may reveal the striking phenomenon of myoedema or muscle mounding. This refers to the way in which a localised short-lasting swelling may be induced in a voluntary muscle as a result of tactile percussion, ideally with a patellar hammer. The present case report describes… (More)