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Hepatic myelopathy: an unusual neurological complication of chronic liver disease presenting as quadriparesis.
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PMID:  23749858     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Hepatic myelopathy is a rare neurological complication of chronic liver disease, which is usually seen in adults, presenting as pure motor spastic paraparesis. It is almost always associated with portosystemic shunts and hepatic decompensation. We report a rare case of a young adult man presenting as rapidly progressive spastic quadriparesis because of hepatic myelopathy and associated spontaneous splenorenal shunt and early hepatic decompensation.
Prakash Kori; Ritesh Sahu; Anupam Jaiswal; Rakesh Shukla
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-06-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2013     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-06-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.
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