Nidhi Goel

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Pseudotumor cerebri

Pseudotumor Cerebri, a.k.a. Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension I. What every physician needs to know. Pseudotumor cerebri (PTC), now more commonly referred to as Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH), is a syndrome of elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) in the absence of a secondary cause of intracranial hypertension such as a mass lesion, vascular lesion, or structural abnormality. IIH…


Myasthenia gravis I. What every physician needs to know. Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a well-characterized autoimmune disorder, serving as a case study in diagnosis and therapy. In the bulk of cases, antibodies are formed that act against acetylcholine receptors, thereby blocking transmission at the post-synaptic neuromuscular junction. Hospitalists may encounter cases that are complicated to…

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