VOL 168 No. 6 Nov / Dec - Departmental Articles

CLINICAL CASE OF THE MONTH
 

A 49 Year-Old Man Who Presents with Left Sided Weakness: An Update on Ischemic Stroke 

Najy Masri, MD; Rikki Weems, MD; Falon Brown, MD; Ben Andres, MD; Fred Lopez, MD

 

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ECG OF THE MONTH 

Wide-QRS Tachycardias 

D. Luke Glancy, MD; Theresa A. Mills, MD 

A 61-year-old man came from out of state to attend a football game. He felt well during the game, but when he stood up to leave, he became dizzy and dyspneic. The symptoms lasted 15 to 20 minutes, and when the paramedics arrived, they diagnosed an idioventricular rhythm and brought the patient to the emergency department where a 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) was recorded (Figure 1).

 

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RADIOLOGY CASE OF THE MONTH 

Acute Onset of Dizziness and Paresthesias in an Elderly Woman 

Mohammed J. Shaikh, MD; Jagan D. Gupta, MD 

61-year-old woman with a past medical history of dementia and Meniere’s disease presents with acutely worsening dizziness and headache. The patient additionally complains of left greater than right upper extremity weakness and paresthesias.

 

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