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Xanthochromic LP

SAH

2

Lucid period after trauma

Extradural haemorrhage

3

"Woody texture" muscle swelling

Duchenne or Becker MD

4

Raised CK

MD

5

Toe walker

Muscular Dystrophy

6

Positive gowers sign

Muscular Dystrophy

7

Fluctuating cognitive deficit

Lewy Body dementia
Delirium

8

REM disturbance

Lewy Body dementia
PD

9

Vivid visual hallucinations normally of children and not threatening

Lewy Body dementia

10

Acute onset cognitive disturbance that fluctuates

Delirium

11

Personality/behaviour changes and then dementia

Frontotemporal dementia (Pick's disease)

12

Stepwise detrioration

Vascular dementia

13

Pain on loud noise

Facial nerve palsy

14

Painful third nerve palsy

Aneurysm

15

Myalgia + myositis + myoglobulinaemia/uria

Rhabdo (leads to DIC and renal failure)

16

Inflammatory myopathy with poor response to steroids

Inclusion body myositis

17

Weakness + frontal balding + cataracts + ptosis

Myotonic dystrophy

18

Leg symptoms + midline shift

Falcine herniation

19

Back pain worse on coughing

Slipped disk

20

Headache worse on coughing

Posterior fossa issue

21

Bilateral sciatica + male sexual dysfunction

Cauda equina

22

Pleocytosis on CSF

rules out bacterial meningitis

23

Describes Erbs palsy

Upper brachial plexus injury
Waiters tip
More common
Associated with shoulder dystocia

24

What does injury to lower brachial plexus cause?

Klumpke's palsy (claw hand)

25

Positive Simmonds test

Achilles tendon rupture