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Neurodegenerative Clinic Rotation - Schedule


MonTuesWedsThursFriWeekends
AMContinuity clinicOFFConferencesCognitiveNeuro-OncNo clinical duties*
PMNeuro-OncCognitiveNeuro-OncCognitiveCognitive (virtual)No clinical duties*

* May be scheduled for random nights or jeopardy


Tools

  • Department of Neurology Cognitive Disorders Program
  • Differential diagnosis of rapidly progressive dementias (RPD) (direct all of your non-neurology colleagues here)
  • Dementia evaluation/treatment cheatsheet (includes rapidly progressive dementia)

    Differential diagnosis of rapidly progressive dementias (RPD)

    Vascular
    Stroke, Vascular dementia
    CADASIL
    TTP
    Hyperviscosity
    Syndromes/paraproteinemias (polycythemia, monoclonal gammopathies)
    HIE

    Infectious
    Whipple
    Syphilis
    Lyme
    SSPE
    HIV Assoc Dementia
    PML

    Toxic-Metabolic
    B12
    Thiamine (B1)
    Niacin (B3)
    Folate
    Uremic encephalopathy
    Wilson's
    Hepatic encephalopathy
    Porphyria

    Heavy Metals
    Bismuth
    EtOH
    Lithium
    Mercury
    Arsenic
    Lead

    Electrolyte abnormalities
    Kuf Disease
    Methylmalonic acidemia
    Mitochondrial encephalopathies

    Autoimmune
    Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis
    Anti-VGKC encephalopathy
    Hashimoto
    Lupus cerebritis
    Sarcoid
    CNS vasculitis
    Celiac disease

    Mets/Neoplasia
    CNS mets
    Primary CNS lymphoma
    Intravascular lymphoma
    Lymphomatoid granulomatosis
    Gliamatosis cerebri

    Iatrogenic/Idiopathic
    Central pontine myelinolysis
    Insulin-induced hypoglycemia
    NPH

    Neurodegenerative
    AD
    sporadic CJD
    familial CJD
    variant CJD

    Frontotemporal spectrum
    bvFTD (behavioral variant)
    Semantic dementia
    Progressive non-fluent aphasia
    FTD-motor neuron disease (FTD-MND)

    Parkinson spectrum
    DLB
    CBD
    PSP
    PD dementia
    High definition

    Systemic
    Vasculitis (giant cell arteritis)
    Sleep apnea

    From Rosenbloom & Atri, The Neurologist 2011.



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