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Can you assess the gait of John Cleese?

Assessing Gait

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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,…

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Read more about the article Cerebral Aneurysm
Cerebral Aneurysm on angiography. Image by Lucien Monfils is licensed with CC BY-SA 3.0

Cerebral Aneurysm

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Introduction A cerebral Aneurysm is a localised dilation of an artery within the brain. They rarely occur in veins. They are a major risk factor for subarachnoid haemorrhage. Aneurysms can…

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Cerebral Palsy

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Introduction Cerebral Palsy (CP) 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…

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Read more about the article Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
Charcot Marie Tooth Foot. Note the high arch, hammer toe and reduced muscle. This file is taken from wikimedia commons and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

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Introduction 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…

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Read more about the article Cluster Headache
Cluster headache MRI - specifically a type of scan called Voxel-based morphometry - which is highlighting abnormal hypothalamic activity. This file is taken from wikimedia commons and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

Cluster Headache

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Introduction Cluster Headache –  aka - migranous neuralgia accounts for <1% of all headaches. Cluster headache causes a unilateral pain that typically wakes the patient during the night, so called, because…

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