Parkinsonitis

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Identifier walsh_2008_s2_c5
Title Parkinsonitis
Creator Kim, Alice
Subject Giant Cell Arteritis; Parkinsonian Disorders; Muscle Rigidity; Ocular Motility Disorders
Presenting Symptom Subacute change in mental status; Akinetic-rigid parkinsonian features
History An 83-year old male with a 2-year history of motor, left gaze palsy and cognitive slowing. Previous history significant for hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, Gilbert syndrome, and atrial fibrillation.
Clinical VA: 20/50 OD, 20/60 OS; Color plates: 9/15 OU
Neuroimaging CT; MRI
Pathology Elevated ESR; Parkinsonian syndrome
Disease/Diagnosis Giant cell arteritis
Treatment IV anti-inflammatory agents; Corticosteroids
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Relation is Part of Session 2, Case 5, Walsh Session, NANOS 2008
Contributor Primary Kim, Alice
Contributor Secondary Petzinger, Giselle; Quiros, Peter
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 2008-03-09
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Source 40th Annual Frank Walsh Society Meeting
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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
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Setname ehsl_novel_fbw
Date Created 2009-04-08
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 178202
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