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Neurology conditions 

Neurology conditions
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Neurology conditions
Author(s):

Michael J Darby

, Dominic A Barron

, and Rachel E Hyland

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199216369.003.0010
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date: 05 June 2020

Stroke 142

Subarachnoid haemorrhage 144

Subdural haemorrhage 146

Encephalitis 148

Brain abscess 150

Hydrocephalus 152

Acoustic neuroma 154

Glioma 156

Meningioma 158

Brain metastases 160

Pituitary adenoma 162

Multiple sclerosis 164

Epilepsy 166

Stroke is an acute episode of neurological deficit. Transient ischaemic attacks (TIAs) are neurological events that resolve within 24 hours (usually within 1–2 hours). Stroke is a major health problem in the UK accounting for 11% of annual deaths as well as significant morbidity....

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