116 Results for pearls & oy-sters

  1. Pearls & Oy-sters: An uncommon initial presentation of thyrotoxicosis

    ...PEARLS * Venous thrombosis is common in patients with thyrotoxicosis, with the cerebral venous system being frequently involved. * Full anticoagulation with unfractionated heparin or low molecular weight heparin

    • Grewal, Parneet K. MBBS; Villamar, Mauricio F. MD; Raslau, Flavius D. MD; Dobbs, Michael R. MD, MHCM
    • Neurology
    • August 08, 2017
  2. Pearls & Oy-sters: Hashimoto encephalopathy

    ...PEARLS * A diagnosis of Hashimoto encephalopathy (HE) should be considered when a combination of encephalopathy and elevated antithyroid antibody levels are seen in a patient in whom other more common infectious

    • Afshari, Mitra MD, MPH; Afshari, Zahra S. MD; Schuele, Stephan U. MD, MPH
    • Neurology
    • May 29, 2012
  3. Pearls & Oy-sters: Frontal lobe epilepsy presenting as complex stereotyped movements

    ...PEARLS * Frontal lobe seizures have variable manifestations and can present as motor stereotypies. * Frontal seizures that present as motor stereotypies typically have other ictal clinical features such as tonic

    • Vermilion, Jennifer MD; Mink, Jonathan W. MD, PhD
    • Neurology
    • September 05, 2017
  4. Pearls & Oy-sters: Transient neurologic events in a patient with leptomeningeal metastases

    ...PEARLS * Patients with leptomeningeal metastases (LM) may develop transient neurologic events in the setting of temporary elevations of intracranial pressure (ICP). * Clinical manifestations previously described include

    • Stretz, Christoph MD; Mook, Amanda R. MD; Zhang, Yan MD, PhD
    • Neurology
    • August 01, 2017
  5. Pearls & Oy-sters: Persistent elevation of serum carcinoembryonic antigen in secretory meningioma

    ...Pearls• Elevation in serum carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) is uncommon in the context of primary CNS neoplasms but can be seen with metastatic brain tumors. CEA elevation can be the presenting feature of a secretory

    • Villamar, Mauricio F. MD; Mirza, Farhan A. MBBS; Smith, Jonathan H. MD; Smith, Vanessa D. MD
    • Neurology
    • February 06, 2018
  6. Pearls & Oy-sters: Symptomatic innominate artery disease

    ...PEARLS 1. Innominate artery (IA) disease is an uncommon cause of stroke. A comprehensive clinical evaluation can promptly provide important diagnostic information and help tailor a straightforward diagnostic strategy. 2

    • Guedes, Bruno F. MD; Valeriano, Rafael P. MD; Puglia, Paulo Jr MD, PhD; Arantes, Paula R. MD, PhD; Conforto, Adriana B. MD, PhD
    • Neurology
    • March 22, 2016