Blurry Vision, Muscle Spasms, and Fatigue. Can You Diagnose Our Mock Patient?

  • Published18 Sep 2020
  • Author Lynnie Fein-Schaffer
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

A 52-year-old white man visits his physician because he’s experiencing occasional blurry vision, muscle spasms, and increased fatigue. A bit unsteady on his feet, his coordination has been off. He’s had a little difficulty chewing and swallowing, and he occasionally feels tingling in his limbs, primarily on the right side of his body. The symptoms come and go but usually last for at least 24 hours when he is experiencing them.

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