Neurologic disorder

A 50-year-old African American male presents with complaints of dizziness left arm weakness and fatigue. PMH: poorly controlled diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia
PE: Upon exam, you noted a very mild dysarthria, he understands and follows commands very well. Mild weakness on the left side of the face is noted, and left sided homonymous hemianopsia but no ptosis or nystagmus or uvula deviation.




1) Write an explanation of the diagnosis of

Ischemic Stroke

Hemorrhagic stroke:

Transient ischemic attack

Brain tumor


2) Describe the role the patient history and physical exam played in the diagnosis.

3) Then, suggest potential treatment options based on the diagnosis.




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