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Clinical Case for Junior Doctors and residents
1. 20-yr old was brought with history of non-progressive difficulty in walking and poor cognitive functions since childhood. Motor and language milestones were delayed. Perinatal history was unavailable.
#NeuroTwitter #MedTwitter
2. Patient's gait is shown. What is the gait abnormality?
3. MRI of brain is shown. What are the abnormalities? Image
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Higher-Level Gait Disorders (HLGD): a brief overview.

#Neuro #Neurotwitter #Neurology #Gait #Movement #Teaching

"It is likely possible to learn more about neurologic status from watching a patient walk than from any other single procedure, and observation of gait should always be part of a neurologic examination."

Gait is a sensory-motor function, which needs the adequate interaction between major systems for:

1⃣ Generating force
2⃣ Orientation in space
3⃣ Refine force
4⃣ Collate and interpret sensory information; select and modify motor programs

Gait in a "nutshell" (sort of) 👇
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As its the first day of #WorldAlzMonth, I thought I'd give a brief overview of work I've done in collaboration with @BAM_Research.

My research focuses on improving how we diagnose and care for people with #dementia.

I use #gait analysis and #wearables to meet these aims (1/n).
My first step was to find out if people with #dementia have unique signatures of #gait impairment (i.e. Unique walking patterns).

My review revealed that gait may be useful to identify dementia but we didn't know enough about gait in dementia subtypes.…
With @BAM_Research, I set up the GaitDem study, which examined if #gait would be a useful marker for differential diagnosis of #Alzheimers disease and #Lewy body #dementia.

Using gold standard techniques, we found early evidence that gait may be useful.…
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