Tough Calls in Acute Neurology

Tough Calls in Acute Neurology

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Offers a case-based approach to the most complex issues in acute neurology. From acute poisoning from tropical fish to white matter disease, the authors provide far-reaching answers to the controversies and problems presented in day-to-day clinical practice. Includes over 130 illustrations and algorithms that aid in decision making.Spinal cord compression or postinfectious transverse myelitis may present a diagnostic challenge before upper motor neuron signs develop and ... In our patient, the lack of weight loss and other signs of malignancy argued against this diagnosis. ... Most cases in the United States occur in Hawaii and in southeastern Florida, with occasional cases reported from Texas, California, and the inland states.

Title:Tough Calls in Acute Neurology
Author:Alejandro A. Rabinstein, Eelco F. M. Wijdicks
Publisher:Butterworth-Heinemann - 2004


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