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Case 44

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/9780192631626.003.0044

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 44

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A 44-year-old bartender presented with pain and numbness over the trunk and abdomen and numbness over the medial aspects of both arms, thighs and feet and ankles. Two weeks previously he had developed visible cervical lymphadenopathy, fever, malaise, rash, and headache. He was intermittently unsteady but he did not think his limbs were weak. He was homosexual and drank 1 bottle of spirits and smoked 60 cigarettes per day. He had recently moved from Africa to the UK. He was not taking any medication.

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Subjects: Neurology

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