Assessing Gait

Gait is a highly co-ordinated action. It requires the integration of sensory and motor information and the functioning of many separate areas. It needs correct sensory function, muscle strength, propriception, balance, and a properly...

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Bulbar and Pseudobulbar Palsy

Bulbar Palsy This condition refers to lesions in the motor nuclei of the medulla. It is so called, because the region of the brain is sometimes called the bulb of the brainstem. It consists...

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Cerebral Aneurysm

This is localised dilation of an artery within the brain. They rarely occur in veins. They are a major risk factor for subarachnoid haemorrhage.   Epidemiology & Aetiology Occur in 5% of the population...

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Cerebral Palsy

Introduction This is a movement disorder that results from a non-progressive lesion of motor pathways. Although the lesion does not progress, the symptoms appear gradually, as the child does not develop along normal trends-...

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CHADS2 Score

CHADS2 score for assessing the risk of stroke in AF Congestive heart failure (1 point) Hypertension (1 point) Age >75 years (1 point) Diabetes Mellitus (1 point) Prior Stroke or TIA (2 points) Anticoagulation...

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

An inherited peripheral neuropathy. Various forms of inheritances, the most common is autosomal dominant. Can also be passed on in autosomal recessive and X-linked patterns. In rare instances it may be sporadic. Sometimes called...

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Cluster Headache

Cluster Headache –  aka – migranous neuralgia Account for <1% of all headaches This is a unilateral pain that typically wakes the patient during the night, so called, because attacks occur in ‘clusters’ –...

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