19-year-old Man with Dizziness and Blackout Spells (Cytopathology 4)

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Identifier walsh_2005_s4_c4_cytopath4
Title 19-year-old Man with Dizziness and Blackout Spells (Cytopathology 4)
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 Pervascular 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
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/s6sb48fr
Setname ehsl_novel_fbw
Date Created 2005-12-05
Date Modified 2011-11-10
ID 177565
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sb48fr
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