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18 Possible Causes for Rhythmic Slowing Occipital Bilaterally, Slowing - Delta Waves Parietal Right, Slowing - Theta Waves Unilaterally on the Right

  • Brain Concussion

    A brain concussion is a still incompletely defined syndrome of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that causes a spectrum of symptoms without evident structural damage to the brain. A headache, cognitive deficits, emotional instability, sleep disturbances, and an overall change in mental state after trauma are highly[…][symptoma.com]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Objectives: This critical literature review examines historical and current investigations on the efficacy and mechanisms of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) treatment in traumatic brain injury (TBI). Potential safety risks and oxygen toxicity, as well as HBO's future potential, are also discussed. Methods: Directed literature[…][oadoi.org]

  • Stroke

    The Rational Clinical Examination Clinician's Corner May 18, 2005 JAMA. 2005;293(19):2391-2402. doi:10.1001/jama.293.19.2391 Context Patients suspected of having a stroke or transient ischemic attack require accurate assessment for appropriate acute treatment and use of secondary preventive interventions. Objective[…][oadoi.org]

  • Migraine

    Acupuncture is often used for migraine prevention but its effectiveness is still controversial. We present an update of our Cochrane review from 2009. To investigate whether acupuncture is a) more effective than no prophylactic treatment/routine care only; b) more effective than sham (placebo) acupuncture;[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Epilepsy

    Contemporary drug therapy fails to control epileptic seizures in some 30% of patients, resulting in the need to employ other measures when they appear practicable. A good deal of potentially relevant statistical detail is available regarding the outcomes of the available antiepileptic therapies, but its interpretation[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cerebral Hemorrhage

    Intracerebral hemorrhage is a rare event during pregnancy that can result in serious morbidity and mortality for the mother and infant. In this article, we describe a case involving a multiparous woman at 34 weeks gestation who presented with a 5-cm intracerebral bleed. Within 2 hours of presenting, she underwent[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Astrocytoma

    A 41-year-old man presented to us with left arm and leg weakness and mild word finding difficulties. His preoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated abnormal T1 and T2 signal changes in the right temporal lobe and basal ganglia, indicative of possible glioma. An awake craniotomy for right temporal[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • CNS Metastasis

    Abstract It is estimated that 10% to 30% of patients with solid tumors are diagnosed with central nervous system (CNS) metastasis. Common primary sites include lung, breast, melanoma, kidney, and colorectal. Brain metastases are increasing, due to the aging population, detection of subclinical disease, and control of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningoencephalitis

    […] noun mass noun Medicine Inflammation of the membranes of the brain and the adjoining cerebral tissue. ‘Disease also includes endocarditis, keratitis, osteomyelitis, peritonitis, and meningoencephalitis.’ ‘An infant with botulism is often diagnosed with sepsis or meningoencephalitis because of symptoms of lethargy and[…][en.oxforddictionaries.com]

  • Meningioma

    Spinal dumbbell-shaped meningioma is a rare condition usually mistaken preoperatively for schwannoma. The present study reported a case of dumbbell-shaped meningioma, with an extensive review of literature. A documented case of thoracic spine dumbbell-shaped meningioma is reported, followed by an extensive review of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]