• Vol. 48 No. 9
  • 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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