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Case 50 

Case 50
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Case 50
Author(s):

Sarah T Pendlebury

, Philip Anslow

, and Peter M Rothwell

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780192631626.003.0050
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date: 24 April 2018

A 62-year-old woman complained of frontal headache, nausea and vomiting which had started gradually 10 days earlier. On the day of admission, she became confused and had two generalized motor seizures. She had cancer of the breast, treated with mastectomy and chemotherapy. Her last dose of chemotherapy had been 3 months previously. There was a past history of depression.

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