Monthly Archives: May 2015

Acute Flaccid Myelitis and Enterovirus D68

Background Enteroviruses, which may cause gastroenteritis or upper respiratory tract infections, are well-known to have neurotropism – a predilection in a proportion of individuals to spread to certain types of neurones, thereby resulting in characteristic neurological syndromes that occur after … Continue reading

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Journal Club Review: “Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy with and without Haemorrhage

Background Sporadic cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is the most common cause of lobar intracranial haemorrhage, which in itself accounts for about 5-10% of all strokes. Amyloid deposition in small arteries of the cerebrum leads to friability and haemorrhage. There are also … Continue reading

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