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Research Paper | Pathology | India | Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017
A Case Report of Cerebral Atrophy at Hyperostosis Frontalis Interna Associated with Hypoglycemia and Hyperthermia in Huntingstons Disease in a 57 Years Aged Women
Sagar Pamu | Sadiya Anjum | Maseera Fatima | Mohammad Shanawaz Munawar | Kavya Chowdary Yarlagadda
Abstract: An unusual case of Huntingstons disease (HD) was reported due to cerebral atrophy at Hyperostosis Frontal Interna region of brain in a 57 years female patient. Patient came to hospital with complaints of mild slurred speech, tremors in right hand, difficulty in walking, generalized myalgia, on and off fever with chills, abnormal movements of lower jaw and urinary incontinence. Her family history was known with HD in grandfather. Her past medical history was known to be with Post menopausal state. Her physical examination reported with high temperature-1010 F. Her abnormal blood reports were mild depletions of Hb-10.3 g/dl (), PCV-31 g %, & RBC Count-3.6 ml/m3 and very low RBS levels- 105mg/dl. Brain CT scan report reveals diffuse cerebral atrophy at hyperostosis frontalis interna. Patient scored low in her emotion recognition tests and cognitive ability tests and finally diagnosed as HD associated with hypogycemia and hyperthermia.
Keywords: Huntingston disease, cerebral atrophy, hyperthermia, hyperostosis frontalis interna
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017,
Pages: 1926 - 1928
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