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Sudden onset complete loss of sensation on face and body of one side. Also deep aching pain in that side's limbs

Thalamic infarct

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Gradual onset tingling and burning in glove and stocking distribution, numb to pain, fine touch and vibration. Reflexes absent

Peripheral neuropathy

3

Vitiligo, numb feet, unsteady + falls, anaemic with high mean cell volume
Loss of vibration sense below waist
Loss of feet proprioception
Pain and strength fine
Sensory ataxia

Subacute combined degeneration- B12 deficiency

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What can B12 deficiency also cause?

Peripheral neuropathy and dementia

5

Paraplegia of both legs, loss of pain and temp below umbilicus but vibration and proprioception preserved

Anterior spinal syndrome

6

Vertigo, unsteadiness, hoarse voice, difficulty swallowing
Horner's on one side
Loss of pain and temp one side of face, other side of body

Wallenbergs syndrome/lateral medullary syndrome

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Pain and temp first affected- both hands and cape like distribution across body
Wasting small muscles of hands, weakness in legs
Later: partial paralysis of lower limbs and root lesions

Syringomyelia

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3 things parietal cortex problem causes

Hemisensoryneglect
Dysgraphaesthesia
R/L confusion