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Case Report: New-Onset Headache With Tinnitus and Orthostatic Dizziness

All headaches require a full workup for secondary causes.

Ryan P. Coburn

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Case Report: Cyclophosphamide as Rescue Agent in Myasthenic Crisis

When patients are refractory to first-line treatments for myasthenic crisis, cyclophosphamide may have benefits and warrants further study.

Daniel L. Menkes, MD; and Amanda E. Simon, BS

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Case Challenge: Behavior Changes, Seizures, and Hyponatremia

Extensive workup is necessary when evaluating individuals with seizures and behavioral changes.

Elena Grebenciucova, MD

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Case Report: A Woman with Tinnitus and Tongue Atrophy

Glomus tumors, the great masquerader, have variable presentation and multiple treatment options.

John A. Boockvar, MD; Jason A. Ellis, MD; David J. Langer, MD; Steven Mandel, MD; Rafael A. Ortiz, MD; Asif Rahman; and Tejaswi D. Sudhakar

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Case Report: Longitudinally Extensive Transverse Myelitis

The borderline of neuromyelitis optica and systemic lupus erythematosus.

Ylec Mariana Cardenas, MD; Lakshmi Leishangthem, MD; Aparna Prabhu, MD; David Roby, MD; Pooja SirDeshpande, MD; and Saman Zafar, MD

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Challenge Case Report: A Woman With a Large Dural-Based Lesion

Javed Khader Eliyas, MD; Rimas V. Lukas, MD; and Karen S. SantaCruz, MD

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Persistent Idiopathic Isolated Hypoglossal Nerve Palsy

Could this rare condition be related to vascular compression?

Dennis Keselman; Steven Mandel, MD; Eric A. Nelson; and Aron Z. Pollack, MD

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Vasculitis Presenting as a Hypertensive Crisis With Back Pain

Because laboratory and imaging studies may not be sensitive enough to detect central nervous system vasculitis, maintain a low threshold for further evaluation when clinical suspicion is high.

Julia Blanter, MD; Michael Colin, MD; Asaff Harel, MD, MSc; Peter Sayegh, MD; Elizabeth Sharp, MD; and Jared Steinklein MD

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Meningeal Enhancement Seen on Workup for Memory Loss

Inflammation in the context of memory loss reminds us of the importance of checking opening pressure on lumbar puncture.

Nima Khosravani, MS; Anamaria Shanley, MSN, ARNP-BC; and Ira J. Goodman, MD

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Recurrent Stroke-Like Events Before Diagnosis of X-Linked Charcot—Marie—Tooth Disease

Awareness of pathognomonic findings may prevent unnecessary tests and treatments.

Arayamparambil C. Anilkumar, MD

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Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia

Carcinoma of the tongue is a rare secondary cause.

Brian M. Grosberg, MD; Sheena A. Mehta, PA-C; Peter H. Liu, PhD; Randall Owens, MD; and Anne Williamsom, PhD

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Reversible and Benign Lesions of Splenium of The Corpus Collosum

Aggressive diagnostic and therapeutic approaches are often unnecessary.

Dhanashri P. Miskin, MD; Jared Steinklein, MD; Fanni Ratzon, MD; Todd Anderson; and John Boockvar, MD

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An Unusual Presentation of Syncope in a Patient With a Giant Cervical Carotid Aneurysm

Michael Alston, MD; Craig Basman, MD, PhD;
Steven Mandel, MD; and Atul Kukar, DO

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Sporadic Inclusion Body Myositis

Matthew Varon, MD; and Pedro M. Machado, MD, PhD

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Jonathan R. Brent, MD, PhD; and Senda Ajroud-Driss, MD

Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Wijdan Rai, MD; and Bakri Elsheikh, MBBS