ExpiresJuly 10, 2021
Format TypeJournal-based CME
A 61-year-old man presented with 4 weeks of progressive weakness and paresthesias, cognitive impairment, difficulty ambulating independently, and hyperreflexia with diminished vibratory sensation and proprioception in his lower extremities. A complete blood cell count revealed macrocytic anemia; magnetic resonance imaging revealed prolonged T2 signal in the posterior columns of the spinal cord. What would you do next?
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Based on this clinical scenario and the accompanying image, understand how to arrive at a correct diagnosis.
Clinical Challenge, Neurology, Neuroradiology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Nutrition
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit