The Top 5 CPT Claim Denials in Neurology
This infographic spotlights the most common unexpected claim denials in medicine nationwide, with a special focus on neurology.
Tests for Autoantibodies in Brain Disease Raise Questions
Serum testing for NMDAR and other autoantibodies is fraught with pitfalls, and careful clinical consideration is important.
Migraine and Parkinson Disease: New Study Finds a Link
In this podcast, Ann Scher, PhD, lead author in a recently published study, gives a succinct overview of the details and briefly discusses what the findings may suggest.
Childhood Obesity Increases the Risk of Multiple Sclerosis
Childhood obesity is another potentially modifiable factor to reduce the risk of multiple sclerosis.
New Insights Into Antibody Overlap Syndromes
If an anti-NMDAR patient has evidence of demyelination on MRI, look for other antibodies that may complicate the picture.
A sudden severe headache with emesis brings a 35-year-old man to the ED. Research on his smart phone has satisfied him that this is a post-coital event and therefore, harmless. He refuses a lumbar puncture.
A 35-year-old Asian man presents to the emergency department with a severe headache.
5 More Things You May Not Know About Multiple Sclerosis
Five recent studies on multiple sclerosis offer new insights: the take-home points are featured in this slide show.
Headache, Pain -- and Chiari I Malformation: Test your IQ
Chiari 1 malformation was found to be the cause of this man's year's long history of headache and severe neck pain. Here: a quick quiz on this anomaly.
Worsening Headache and Ataxia: Your Dx?
With this tumor, the most frequent complaints are headaches and ataxia; a third of patients have associated cranial nerve palsies and long tract dysfunction. Your dx?
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