BlumCase07-02 - Major Thalamic Nuclei Blood Supply to Deep...

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CASE 7.2 SUDDEN ONSET OF RIGHT FACE, ARM, AND LEG NUMBNESS PATIENT PRESENTATION A 62-year-old, right-handed woman came to a medical clinic because of two days of numbness in her right face, arm, and leg.
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KEY SYMPTOMS AND SIGNS Decreased pinprick, temperature, vibration, and light touch sensation in the right face, arm, leg and trunk, with decreased two-point discrimination in the right hand CASE 7.2 Sudden Onset of Right Face, Arm, and Leg Numbness
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Somatosensory and Motor Homunculi Posterior Column–Medial Lemniscal Pathway Anterolateral Pathways
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Unformatted text preview: Major Thalamic Nuclei Blood Supply to Deep Cerebral Structures Common Lacunar Syndromes Ischemic stroke mechanisms, diagnosis, and treatment CASE 7.2 Sudden Onset of Right Face, Arm, and Leg Numbness CASE 7.2 Lacunal Infarct in Left Thalamus Region of VPL and VPM FINAL DIAGNOSIS Lacunar infarct in left lateral thalamus OUTCOME Recovered fully within five days. Embolic work-up negative. Entered a clinical trial comparing aspirin to warfarin for reducing risk of recurrent stroke. CASE 7.2 Sudden Onset of Right Face, Arm, and Leg Numbness...
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This note was uploaded on 08/24/2011 for the course MED 605 taught by Professor Skeen during the Fall '09 term at University of Delaware.

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