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Blog Posts in January, 2017

  • Emergency Room Malpractice: Failure to Diagnose Stroke

    Oftentimes, patients present to the Emergency Room with multiple complaints that can give rise to different potential diagnoses. For example, the patient may present to the Emergency Room with primary cardiac symptoms, but also complain of arm and hand numbness. In addition to including a cardiac problem (myocardial infarction or heart attack ) as part of the initial differential diagnosis, an ...
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  • Misdiagnosis or Delayed Diagnosis of Spinal Epidural Abscess

    Overview A spinal epidural abscess can threaten the spinal cord or cauda equina by compressing the spinal cord or surrounding nerves and also by vascular compromise. If untreated, an evolving infection in the spinal epidural space can compress or impinge on the spinal cord, producing sensory dysfunction, motor dysfunction and ultimately progress to paralysis or death. Early recognition of this ...
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