Nervous System Diseases

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SYDENHAM’S CHOREA

(St. Vitus' dance, Chorea minor) DEFINITION SYDENHAM'S CHOREA is an acute episode of involuntary movement, due to a lesion in…

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WILSON’S DISEASE

(Hepatolenticular Degeneration) DEFINITION WILSON'S DISEASE ia a genetically determined disease of copper metabolism resulting in degeneration of corpus striatum, cirrhosis…

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PARALYSIS AGITANS

(Shaking palsy, Parkinson's disease, Primary Parkinsonism, Idiopathic Parkinsonism) AETIOLOGY The cause of PARALYSIS AGITANS disease is unknown. Genetic factor has…

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BASAL GANGLIA EXTRAPYRAMIDAL DISEASES

DEFINITION This is a syndrome characterised by poverty of movement (akinesia), rigidity of muscles and tremor. CLASSIFICATION AND CAUSES OF…

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COMPRESSION PARAPLEGIA

CLINICAL FEATURES COMPRESSION PARAPLEGIA...Onset varies according to the underlying cause, but usually gradual. Age: All ages Sex: Both. Symptoms depend…

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PARAPLEGIA

DEFINITION PARAPLEGIA It is the paralysis of both the lower limbs. The term paraparesis indicates a condition of weakness of…

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MYASTHENIA GRAVIS ALLIED DISORDERS

DEFINITION MYASTHENIA GRAVIS ALLIED DISORDERS is a disease of unknown aetiology characterised by fluctuating weakness of skeletal muscles particularly ocular…

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TICK PARALYSIS AMINOGLYCOSIDES DISORDERS

TICK PARALYSIS AMINOGLYCOSIDES DISORDERS is usually occurs in young females by infestation with Tics. After about a week, symptoms develop…

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BOTULISM

BOTULISM is occurs after ingestion of food contaminated with clostridium Botulinum. Home canned vegetables, smoked meat or vacuum packed fish…

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EATON LAMBERT SYNDROME

(Myasthenic myopathic syndrome) EATON LAMBERT SYNDROME is seen in small cell carcinoma of the lung. There is weakness of pelvic…

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