19-year-old Man with Dizziness and Blackout Spells (CT 2)

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Identifier walsh_2005_s4_c4_ct2
Title 19-year-old Man with Dizziness and Blackout Spells (CT 2)
Creator Neil R Miller, M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University
Subject Papilledema; Meningeal Neoplasms; Melanoma; Lethargy; Confusion; Optic Disk
Presenting Symptom Dizziness with episodic black-out; Lethargy; Confusion
History A 19-year old male with history of bizarre behavior, dizziness and black-out spells. Initial manifestation a self-described head rush followed by a black-out spell while at work. 2 months later, patient developed a right facial droop and expressive aphasia.
Clinical Normal visual acuity and color vision; Bilateral optic disc swelling
Neuroimaging CT; MRI
Pathology Perivascular invasion of melanocytes to the brain and spinal cord.
Disease/Diagnosis Leptomeningeal melanomatosis
Treatment XRT; Antineoplastic agents
References Attached
Relation is Part of Case 4, Session IV, Walsh Session, NANOS 2005; walsh_2005_s4_c4
Contributor Primary Miller, Neil R.
Contributor Secondary Blakeley, Jaishir
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Image
Format image/jpeg
Source 31st Annual North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Meeting, Frank B. Walsh Session CD-ROM
Rights Management Copyright 2008. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s69889ps
Setname ehsl_novel_fbw
Date Created 2005-12-05
Date Modified 2011-11-10
ID 177561
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s69889ps