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MKSAP Quiz: Twisting movements of neck, extremities

A 64-year-old man is evaluated for recent emergence of involuntary twisting movements of his neck and extremities. Parkinson disease was diagnosed 8 years ago. Mobility and fatigue improve after each dose of carbidopa-levodopa. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate next step in treatment?
18 Jun 2024

Sorting out vertigo

A shift in diagnostic approach for vertigo involves asking about the timing and triggers for episodes rather than a description of symptoms.
1 Jan 2024

MKSAP Quiz: Assessment of multiple sclerosis status

A 49-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-year history of slowly worsening bilateral lower extremity weakness, fatigue, and numbness in the hands and is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis after a physical exam and further testing. What best describes the status of this patient's disease?
12 Dec 2023

ACP goes to Boston to tackle topics new and old

ACP's Internal Medicine Meeting 2024 will kick off with a look at artificial intelligence and its impact on medicine, as well as developments in new technology throughout the field.
1 Mar 2024

Prophylactic injectable monoclonal antibody reduced migraine days, industry trial finds

Compared with nonspecific oral drugs, patients treated with erenumab were six times more likely to achieve 50% or more reduction in monthly migraine days and were 11 times more likely to complete the treatment on the first attempt, authors reported.
2 Apr 2024

Pinning down Parkinson's disease

The diagnosis requires constant questioning, as one expert at the 2022 International Congress on Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders explained.
1 May 2023

MKSAP Quiz: 2-year history of migraine

A 20-year-old man is evaluated for a 2-year history of migraine that began when he started college. Migraine episodes occur 6 to 12 days per month, with more frequent episodes associated with increased stress from difficult assignments or final examinations. All physical examination findings, including vital signs, are unremarkable. What is the most appropriate preventive measure?
12 Mar 2024

Timing of stroke treatment, preventive therapies presented at stroke meeting

Results of multiple studies examining transfers of acute stroke patients for thrombectomy, delayed use of thrombolysis plus thrombectomy or tenecteplase, and anticoagulation for secondary prevention after cryptogenic stroke were reported at the International Stroke Conference.
13 Feb 2024

Keys to taking a neurological history

The most powerful tool in neurology is the history and physical exam, including the requirement that patients walk in the presence of neurologists, in order to better understand symptoms.
1 Jul 2016

Neurology guidelines rate migraine prophylaxis options

Prescription, over-the-counter and complementary treatments for migraine prevention were evaluated in two new guideline updates from the American Academy of Neurology.
1 May 2012

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