Neurology 2022 02 19;98(5):208-213. Epub 2021 Nov 19.
From the Department of Neurology (P.K., L.K., J.M.B.); and Department of Neurosurgery (P.K., J.M.B.), Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; Department of Neurosurgery (P.K., N.T.), Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich; and Department of Neurology (L.K.), Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany.
A 64-year-old man presented for evaluation of proximally pronounced weakness of the arms with preserved facial and lower extremity strength. Symptoms slowly developed over the last 2 years, and the patient's history was notable for severe meningitis 4 years before presentation, which was adequately treated with antibiotics. On examination, symptoms clinically reassembled man-in-the-barrel syndrome and localized to the cervicothoracic central cord. Read More