Romberg test initially described in tabes dorsalis; now as a feature of all proprioceptive disorders of the legs or neuropathies involving dorsal columns.
Parry-Romberg syndrome: progressive facial hemiatrophy usually involving the soft tissues of one side of the face. Parry (1825) Romberg (1846)
Friedrich Daniel von Recklinghausen (1833 - 1910) was a German pathologist. Eponymously affiliated with von Recklinghausen disease (neurofibromatosis NF-1); von Recklinghausen tumor (adenoleiomyofibroma); and von Recklinghausen canals (lymphatic canaliculi).
ECG changes seen with raised intracranial pressure (ICO) / intracranial haemorrhage and subarachnoid haemorrhage with ECG examples
Bell’s palsy: Acute idiopathic unilateral paralysis of the facial nerve. Named after Sir Charles Bell and his description in 1827
A reflex iridoplegia characterized by small, irregular, unequal pupils, with near-light dissociation; absence of a miotic reaction to both direct and consensual light with preservation of the accommodation reflex. Classically associated with neurosyphilis.
A 10 minute medley of neurological wonder - thought it would be worth sharing this little ditty on cranial nerves to awaken your inner geek!
Rick Abbot is back at last, with the tale of his own potential neurological catastrophe - with musings on delayed ED presentations and the quality of neurological physical examination.
This is a micro-post just to illustrate yet another problem with the Boehringer Ingelheim/Neurology juggernaut pushing the Emergency Medicine community towards lysing anyone with a tingle.