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Case 17

Sarah T Pendlebury, Philip Anslow and Peter M Rothwell

in Neurological Case Histories

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print February 2007 | ISBN: 9780192631626
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753121 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780192631626.003.0017

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 17

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A 40-year-old man developed sudden-onset speech difficulty whilst at work and the following day became increasingly confused. He was seen by his GP later that day who found that he was unable to follow commands. There was no history of associated headache, fever, or weakness. There was no family history or past medical history of note. The patient was not taking any medication and denied illicit drug use.

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Subjects: Neurology

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