Author | Richard Desruisseau, MD

Articles

Aberrant ICA

August 08, 2011

A 57-year-old female presents to the emergency department with dysphagia and reports her throat is “closing up.” On physical exam, there are no palpable masses appreciated along the neck, and the thyroid descends along the midline on swallowing and is noted to be slightly enlarged.

Dural Venous Thrombosis

June 09, 2011

A 32 year old African American female presents with temporal region headaches, including sudden onset of extreme pain with no exacerbating or relieving factors, as well as peripheral vision loss in the right eye. MRI, MRA, and MRV added diagnosis.

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

May 12, 2011

29 year old female presented to the Emergency Department with complaint of chest pain for the past 5 days. This pain initiated on the left side and is now bilateral. It is exacerbated with movement and breathing. There is no fever, cough, or chills. No treatment was received prior to arrival.