Monthly Archives: May 2017

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) is a condition in which the patient has dilated ventricles because of excessive cerebrospinal fluid, yet is able to maintain a normal opening pressure during a […]


Hypomagnesemia is the low concentration of magnesium on the bloodstream (normal level is 1.7-2.2mg/dL = 1.4-1.7meq/L = 0.70-0.85mmol/L). It may affect around 10% of hospitalized patients (in ICU this number […]

Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease

Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (CJD) is a condition caused by a prion (infectious protein material that is incorporated to healthy tissue and leads to disease). It is a very rare condition (incidence […]

Dementia with Lewy Bodies

Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is a type of dementia that presents with different clinical features such as Parkinsonism (tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity and postural instability), visual hallucinations, cognitive impairment, dysautonomia, […]