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Infant Suffers Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In House Fire NEUROLOGY Expert Case

Infant Suffers Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In House Fire

This case involves a multi-family house that caught fire due to an electrical shortage. The fire broke out at approximately midnight and the families were trapped inside the house for a significant period of time. A 4-month-old infant was trapped in the …

Post Operative Hemorrhage Leaves Patient In Permanent Vegetative State NEUROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 28-year-old male patient with a history of drug-resistant epilepsy in the temporal lobe. The patient underwent a temporal lobectomy and amygdala hippocampectomy. During the procedure, a significant portion of the hippocampus was re …

Epileptic Child Suffers Persistent Seizures After Fall at School NEUROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an 8-year-old boy with a history of idiopathic epilepsy who slipped and fell down the stairs at his school. The boy fell down 11 steps and hit his head on the way down. Prior to the accident, the boy’s epilepsy was well controlled with  …

Delayed Diagnosis of Cerebral Hemorrhage Leads to Neurological Defects NEUROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 36-year-old pregnant woman who had experienced debilitating headaches throughout her pregnancy. She was admitted to the hospital due to preeclampsia. Prior to the delivery, the patient continued to have excruciating headaches. The  …

Stroke Patient Pronounced Brain Dead Following Naloxone Treatment NEUROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves a 56-year-old female with a history of hypertension who presented with complaints of extremity and tongue numbness as well as slurred speech. Upon evaluation, it was noted that the patient had signs of left facial droop. A CT scan wa …

Suspected Stroke Patient Receives Delayed Artery Dissection Treatment NEUROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an overweight diabetic female patient who presented to the emergency room with aphasia and limited range of mobility. After being admitted, she was unable to move her extremities. The emergency room physician called a stroke code a …

Patient Sustains Permanent Brain Damage After Tumor Resection NEUROLOGY Expert Case

This case involves an otherwise healthy 40-year-old female who had a large noncancerous tumor removed from the membrane surrounding her brain. Pathology revealed higher than the normal cell proliferation, but the pathologist did not diagnose the lesio …