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adjective Referring to the nervous system.

adjective Referring to neurology.
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(noo-rol′ŏ-jē, nū-) [″ + logos, word, reason]
The branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system and its diseases. neurologicneurological (noo-rŏ-loj′ĭk, nū-) (noo-rŏ-loj′ĭ-kăl), adjective

clinical neurology

The branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of people with diseases of the nervous system.
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Q. Migraine stroke Hi, I'm 58 years-old male and I have migraines with aura since age 14. Two weeks ago, I felt weakness in the left side of my body, and at the hospital the doctors told me I had a stroke. I underwent several tests, but they still don't know the cause for the stroke (my lab tests are normal; I don't have diabetes or hypertension). My neurologist said that although it's very rare, he thinks that my stroke was caused by my migraine. I tried to find information about it, but couldn't find much – do you know where I can get some more info? Thanks!

A. I supposedly had two strokes that caused one sided weakness and temporary aphasia. The most recent time it happened, I went to a different hospital's ER where their neurologist and stroke specialist told me I have "complex migraines." Apparently this type of migraine can mimic a stroke with all the symptoms. If you look up "complex migraine" at or other similar sites, it will give you more informaton. My opinion, for what it's worth, is that I'd rather have a migraine than another stroke since migraines can be treated with preventive meds and/or meds that help the symptoms once it gets started.

Q. Could I be going through a Brain aneurysm? i woke up in the night with a bad headache in the back of my head and above my eye. never had a headache like that. but all day today have not had the headache. could this be an aneurysm?

A. I had an brain anyuism in 2001. I had a head ache right above my left eye for 10 days. It got worse as the days went by. I went in to the emergency room and they gave me a spinal tap and it ruptured.Thank God that it cloted (that dos'nt happen). But it did and they did emergency surgury. I am alive and back to normal today. My parents both died of brain anyuisms. That is how huretaty starts.

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Our patient presented with an extremely rare case of a solitary thoracic vertebral body lymphangioma, resulting in progressive neurological deficits due to epidural cord compression.
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Beslow et al11 (2010) reported frequency of neurological deficit at discharge to be 62% in Indian children presenting with hemorrhagic stroke with a mortality rate of 4.6%.
There was no significant association between blood glucose level at the time of admission and occurrence of neurological deficit, death or low GCS status in this study.
Focused clinical examination for presence of neurological deficit (neck stiffness, hemiparesis and cranial nerve palsies) was performed.
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Data in current investigation indicated that neurological deficit scores in diabetic rats with cerebral ischemia were higher compared with those in other groups.
Caption: Figure 1: Cerebral infarct areas and neurological deficit score at 24 h after reperfusion.
Spinal cord compression may result in permanent neurological deficit, further aggravating the burden of disease.
Through correlating the parameters with ischemic outcomes (neurological deficit scores and infarct volumes), we expected that this model could serve as a promising approach to evaluate the disease outcomes.

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