Monthly Archive: August 2016

The many faces of PRES

Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome Not always posterior, not always reversible, not always associated with encephalopathy. To give you the actual numbers, 75% of cases have frontal and temporal involvement, and a third affect the...

Closing the case on PFO closure

Cryptogenic stroke is the term neurologists use to describe patients with an unknown stroke etiology. (For a quick review, I’d refer you to our earlier episode on the topic.) In a large number of...

How I treat multiple sclerosis

Fourteen. That’s the number of FDA-approved disease-modifying therapies, or DMTs, that are used to treat relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. At least that’s how many there are at the time of this blog entry. In our...