Pick my brain
Case Summary and Timeline
1:36 pm | March 26, 2012

Author: Mayank | Category: | Comments: 3

August 2009 – Fever, Hyper acidity, pain in stomach.

January 2010 – Sensitivity to light, neck pain, acute headaches, wide fluctuations in temperature (from below normal to 102 F), urine incontinence, loss of memory episode around January 28 and again on January 30, 2010.

January 30, 2010 – Contacted neurologist. 1st CEMRI.

February 1, 2010 – Admitted to hospital after sharp, sudden deterioration in general condition, acute headache and confusion, moved to ICU due to restlessness and agitation.

February 3, 2010 – Moved out of ICU.

February 8, 2010Deterioration in sensorium. 2nd CEMRI.

February 16, 2010 – Discharged from hospital.

March 17, 2010 – Fainted and fell in bathroom, vomited lunch.

March 24, 2010 – 3 flashes of pain in the head on the night of 23rd March and pain in legs. 3rd CEMRI.

April 7, 2010 – Another episode of pain in the night. Stiffness in neck. Pain in leg continues. Difficulty in walking. NCCT Head.

April 16, 2010 – Wheelchair bound. Dizzy.

June 16, 2010NCCT Brain.

July 21, 2010 – Returning to normalcy. NCCT Brain.

September 9, 2010NCCT Brain. No pain or giddiness. Walks about without support. Comes down stairs on his own. Can walk a KM or so without getting tired. Has resumed writing. But still cannot recall his writings, books, and software he had used or tested. But he remembers many phone numbers. Also recently recalled the alphanumeric number of the motherboard of an old computer. He vaguely remembers some details of his stay in the hospital and has a slight recollection of a couple of doctors. Still unable to recall family members or what is where in the house. Has to consult dictionary for words he knew earlier.

October 1, 2010MRI Brain. Old memory still not restored. Slight balance problem, but hands are steady.

September 15, 2011CT Brain and MRI Brain.

March 15, 2012MRI Brain. Can work long hours with ease. Still reluctant to physical exercise. Old memories still elude him. Lacks context in events or instances from his past.


Discharge Summary

  • shiggity

    102 C! That’s boiling temperature! :)

    1:46 am | August 14, 2012
    • That’d be something, eh? Flame on!

      Thanks for pointing it out though. Corrected.

      8:28 pm | August 15, 2012
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