Case 41

Sarah T Pendlebury, Philip Anslow and Peter M Rothwell

in Neurological Case Histories

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Published in print February 2007 | ISBN: 9780192631626
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753121 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 41

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A 38-year-old man was brought to the emergency department by his wife. The patient was unable to give any history, was disorientated in place and time, and did not know why he was in hospital. His wife reported that he had become confused and drowsy during the day and had been complaining of headache. There was no past medical history and he worked as a labourer. He smoked 20 cigarettes a day and was not known to be taking any medication.

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Subjects: Neurology

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