• Vol. 48 No. 9, 306–309
  • 15 September 2019

An Unusual Cause of Stroke-Like Symptoms in an Elderly Patient



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A 60-year-old man with a history of chronic kidney disease, type 2 diabetes mellitus and hearing impairment presented with short-term memory loss and slurring of speech. There was no neck stiffness, limb weakness, photophobia or sensory disturbances. He was afebrile and his vital signs were stable. No seizures were reported throughout the disease duration. On examination, he was found to have both expressive and receptive dysphasia, visual agnosia and apraxia.

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