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Gullian Barre Syndrome – Post-infectious demyelinating polyneuropathy

Gullian Barre Syndrome – Post-infectious demyelinating polyneuropathy

Definition
Guillain-Barre syndrome is a postinfectious polyneuropathy involving mainly motor but sometimes also sensory and autonomic nerves. Guillain-Barré syndrome is an acute demyelinating disorder of the peripheral nervous system that results from an aberrant immune response directed at peripheral nervesThe pathogenesis of GBS is believed to be an abnormal immune response to an antecedent event, most commonly an infection. (Nelson Textbook of …

Lateral Medullary Syndrome : Wallenberg Syndrome

Lateral Medullary Syndrome : Wallenberg Syndrome

Regional Anatomy of PICA:
The posterior inferior cerebellar artery also known as PICA is the largest branch of the vertebral artery, passes on an irregular course between Medulla and Cerebellum.  It is one of the 3 major arteries supplying  the cerebellum. It supplies the posterior part of inferior surface of Vermis, Central nucleii of Cerebellum and undersurface of Cerebellar hemisphere.It also …

Migraine Headache

Migraine Headache

Migraine Headache: Introduction,Clinical Features, Trigger factors,Diagnosis,management and Prophylaxis
Introduction:
Migraine is the 2nd most common cause of headache affecting 15% of women and 6 % of men worldwide. It is an episodic headache associated with certain features like sensitivity to light light, sound or movement . Nausea vomiting often accompany the headache.
Triggers for Migraine Headache:
Hormonal Changes:- Changes during menses, pregnancy, menopause, and …

Kluver-Bucy Syndrome

Kluver-Bucy Syndrome

Kluver-Bucy Syndrome is a rare neurobehavioral disorder associated with bilateral destruction of the anterior part of the temporal lobes of the brain. This removes not only, portions of temporal cortex but also of the amygdalas that lie inside these parts of the temporal lobe.
Anatomic Basis:
Amygdala lies deep within medial temporal lobes of the brain. The centromedial amygdala projects through the …

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