Forensic Neuropathology

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Thug boasted he was 'going to bang someone out tonight' before killing dad-of-two with single punch

A thug who killed a dad-of-two with a single punch went out “looking for trouble” after boasting he was “going to bang someone out tonight”.<p>Kieron …

Crime

Gross-micro correlation: gunshot wound of head / hemorrhage: anterior comissure, globus pallidus, putamen#neuropath #forensicpath #forensics https://t.co/8lOXCGGbfD

Intracranial hemorrhages. #neurology #foamrad #brain #foamed #foaned #meded https://t.co/LZliqx0kA6

Evolution of cerebral contusions. Note how cerebral oedema/edema takes a while to mature. #trauma #TBI #radiology #FOAMrad #FOAMed #brain https://t.co/7ndyOeRfO4

This patient was walking and talking. #FOAMed large bilateral sdh after minor fall. https://t.co/KQE3xcrzrL

40 years of the Glasgow Coma Scale

Copyright: Viktor Levi | Dreamstime.com How often have you watched a hospital drama where someone says ‘the patient has a GCS of <i>x</i>’? What does GCS …

Creative Commons

Pontine lacunar infarct #pathelective #neuropath https://t.co/F5QhDLD8PR

Ruptured Anterior Communicating Artery aneurysm #Worstheadacheever #autopsy #grossmicro @UTMB_Pathology https://t.co/kBMNecNHrY

Cavum septum pellucidum (normal anatomical variant) #pathelective @kmirza https://t.co/NrXoftQ2EB

Man admits Eskinumo Ayabowei Bangor nightclub killing

<b>A man has admitted killing someone with a single punch outside a Gwynedd nightclub.</b><p>Kieran Roberts, 26, denied murder but admitted the manslaughter of Eskinumo Ayabowei, who died on 2 April.<p>Mold Crown Court heard father-of-two Mr Ayabowei, 27, died in hospital after being attacked outside Peep …

Crime

A Three-Dimensional Computational Human Head Model That Captures Live Human Brain Dynamics.

2017 Jul 1;34(13):2154-2166. doi: 10.1089/neu.2016.4744. Epub 2017 Apr 10.<p>11 Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute, Johns Hopkins University , …

Nystagmus from Wernicke’s Encephalopathy

A 28-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with vertigo, confusion, and falls 2 weeks after a surgical abortion at 11 weeks of …

Medical Journals

Clinical pathophysiology of hypoxic ischemic brain injury after cardiac arrest: a “two-hit” model

Hypoxic ischemic brain injury (HIBI) after cardiac arrest (CA) is a leading cause of mortality and long-term neurologic disability in survivors. The …

Neuroscience

Tasty Morsels of EM 096 – #FRCEM NICE Head Injury and C-spine

I’m entering a few months prep for the UK and Ireland exit exam in Emergency Medicine: the FRCEM. I’ll be adding lots of little notes on pearls I’ve …

PECARN Pediatric Head Trauma: Official Visual Decision Aid for Clinicians

The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) collaborative has teamed up with the ALiEM and CanadiEM teams to introduce the …

Emergency Medicine

Looking At The Brain For Hidden War Wounds

IRA FLATOW: This is Science Friday. I’m Ira Flatow. Conflicts around the world have left too many casualties to count. And while there are many …

Frontal Meningioma. Incidental finding at #autopsy #neuropath Neuropathology Illustrated by JJ Townsend, M.D. & EC Klatt, M.D. https://t.co/jLYM5arLxZ

Negri Bodies in Purkinje cells of Cerebellum. PM Case of Rabies. #neuropath #inclusions #Rabies #CNSpath #Cerebellum #PostMortem #pathology https://t.co/nnhBmEECKZ

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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Clinical Pearls<p>Q. Is there ever a warning sign before the overt rupture of an intracranial aneurysm?<p><b>A.</b> The hallmark presenting symptom of aneurysmal …

Medicine

Inside Alzheimer’s disease

Animated Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

[Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs)] Traumatic brain injuries, also referred to as TBIs, occur across the United States at an estimated rate of 1 …

The Brain

Cerebral Hydatid Cyst #brain #pathology #echinococcus #gross https://t.co/x5wwXvfotC

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

What are some of the current concepts regarding the pathogenesis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)?<p>Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a …

Neuroscience

Pick's disease with numerous Pick bodies in the hippocampal dentate gyrus. #neuropathology #pathology https://t.co/rphaBT94te

Dementia and Alzheimer’s main cause of death for women, says Public Health England

Female life expectancy is now 83 years but many women will spend a quarter of their lives in ill-health, finds report<p>Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are the biggest cause of death among women, according to a government report on the state of the nation’s health.<p>Public Health England (PHE)’s …

Longevity

Contusion temp L, diffuse edema, subfalcine hern cingulate gyrus, 2ndary hemorrh infarxn, midline shift R to L, uncal herniation: #forensics https://t.co/50hgpK9yN4