Case 11


Case 11

Jun 01, 2012
By staff

Based on the history and physical examination findings, your problem list for Rintu includes

  • Ataxia
  • Generalized tremors
  • Hyperthermia
  • Tachycardia

Your assessment is that the hyperthermia is likely secondary to the generalized tremors and Rintu being wrapped in a towel.

Given the patient’s history, physical examination findings, and clinical signs, what is your primary differential diagnosis?

a) Head trauma

b) Toxicosis

c) Infectious central nervous system disease

d) Metabolic disease

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