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Case 19

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/9780192631626.003.0019

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 19

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Case A A 60-year-old woman developed sudden onset pulsatile tinnitus in her left ear. Three weeks later she developed left-sided leg and arm weakness that resolved over 2 days. Two days later there was a recurrence of the left-sided weakness accompanied by dysarthria. On examination, there was a left carotid bruit and a right Horner’s syndrome and mild left upper motor neuron face, and hand weakness. The rest of the neurological examination was normal.

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Subjects: Neurology

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