Tagged: neuromuscular disease

The Guillain-Barre Syndrome

I’ll bet you didn’t know it was called the Landry-Guillain-Barre-Strohl syndrome. Now, we’ve simplified it to a dual eponym, the Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS)–not unlike the abbreviated title of Lewis-Sumner syndrome. In this week’s episode...

Foot drop

Nuff said. A peroneal nerve palsy can be caused by any of a thousand things. After detailing the anatomic basis from which a foot drop can localize, the common etiologies are reviewed in this...

Painless Ophthalmoparesis

Well, relatively painless, the learning I mean. In one of my favorite episodes to date, Dr. Ali Hamedani, Section Editor for our Neuro-ophthalmology and neuro-otology section at BrainWaves, discusses the clinical approach to painless...