Network Five Emergency Medicine Journal Club Episode 16 - Neurology reviewing papers from vertigo, GBS to status epilepticus.
Wallenberg Syndrome: neurological disorder with a variety of symptoms associated with posterior circulation ischaemic stroke. [AKA lateral medullary syndrome or posterior inferior cerebellar artery syndrome]
Menière’s disease is a condition characterized by the triad of episodic vertigo, tinnitus, and hearing loss, caused by endolymphatic hydrops of the labyrinthine system of the inner ear.
Margaret Ruth Dix (1902 - 1991) was an English neuro-otologist. Dix-Hallpike Test (1952); Peep-Show technique (1947)
Jean-Pierre-Marie Flourens (1794 - 1867) was a French physiologist. Founder of experimental brain science.
Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 318 - Just when you thought your brain could unwind the medical trivia FFFF
Prosper Menière (1799 - 1862) was a French otorhinolaryngologist. Maladie de Menière, Menière's disease (1861)
John McNaughton Epley (1930 - 2019) was an American otolaryngologist. Described the Epley maneuver in 1980
A 50 year-old woman sees the world spin round when she hangs up her washing. Can you make the diagnosis and effect a cure?
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