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Archive for September, 2010

Bilateral acute angle closure glaucoma associated with Guillain-Barre syndrome variant

29 Sep, 10 | by Emma

I found this a fascinating case as it spanned disciplines of emergency medicine, neurology, ophthalmology and intensive care so well. It is an excellent reminder of the applied anatomy of the eye.

Bilateral acute angle closure glaucoma associated with Guillain-Barre syndrome variant

An unusual case of relapsing remitting mononeuritis multiplex

22 Sep, 10 | by Emma

There is an important reminder in this case report that if a condition does not appear to behave as expected then the diagnosis should be reconsidered. The authors describe quite a complex case and reveal some important learning points.

An unusual case of relapsing remitting mononeuritis multiplex

Mitral valve involvement as a predominant feature of cardiac amyloidosis

15 Sep, 10 | by Emma

This article is a very clear and readable account of an unusual presentation of cardiac amyloidosis. The authors describe the case in detail with supporting photomicrographs and make some clear and useful learning points.

Mitral valve involvement as a predominant feature of cardiac amyloidosis

BMJ Case Reports wins Best New Journal 2010

10 Sep, 10 | by Dr Dean Jenkins

BMJ Case Reports wins Best New Journal 2010 at The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) awards.

I spent yesterday evening at the awards dinner in Bedfordshire where the journal picked up the award of best new journal. This is a great achievement for Janet O’Flaherty, journals publisher at BMJ Group, and her team. Congratulations!

The best new journal category was open to journals launched within the last three years and the judgement was based on the four main aspects of the journal and its launch: market research, editorial strategy, marketing and commercial success.

Two days with a broken knife blade in the neck – an interesting case of Horner’s syndrome

8 Sep, 10 | by Emma

These fascinating clinical photographs and X-Rays are an excellent lesson in applied anatomy.

Two days with a broken knife blade in the neck – an interesting case of Horner’s syndrome

Thalamic tumour presenting with Holmes’ tremor: diagnostic difficulties

1 Sep, 10 | by Emma

This is an educational account of the neurological presentation of a thalamic tumour. The initial presentation with a marked tremor is described and a detailed description and history of the signs is provided by the authors.

Thalamic tumour presenting with Holmes’ tremor: diagnostic difficulties

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