Drug Therapy for Alzheimer’s Dementia

Alzheimer’s dementia (AD) is the most common cause of dementia in western society.  Disease specific treatments that are currently available do not appear to alter the course of the illness, though may... Read more »


Syphilis, a sexually transmitted infection caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum has recently been re-emerging in the general population. Central nervous system involvement by this infection is referred to as neurosyphilis.  Neurosyphilis... Read more »

Diabetic Neuropathy

Up to 50% of patients with diabetes eventually develop diabetic neuropathy. Poor glycemic control and longer duration of diabetes are most important risk factors for development of neuropathy. The neuropathy can be... Read more »

Evaluating Tremors

Tremors are the most common movement disorder encountered in clinical practice and can be defined as an involuntary, rhythmic, oscillatory movement of a body part. While tremors predominantly affect the upper extremities... Read more »

Abortive Therapy for Migraine Headaches

Patients presenting with migraine headaches in the acute outpatient setting is common, and there are a variety of abortive therapies that can be tried.  Read more »

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

Herpes zoster oticus, or Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, is a polyneuropathy secondary to reactivation of latent varicella zoster virus in and around the ear. Read more »

Management of Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis

Whether found as a result of carotid auscultation or as part of a stroke/TIA work up on the contralateral side, there are specific protocols for the treatment of asymptomatic carotid stenosis. Read more »