When neurological symptoms hides a nephrologic pathology and a cardiac abnormality
Clotilde Muller, Bernadette Faller, François Sellal, François Chantrel
DOI: 10.4236/ojim.2011.11002   PDF   HTML     4,240 Downloads   7,052 Views  


We bring report the case of a young woman who presents with neurological symptoms, and to which the practised investigations led to the discovery in chain of unexpected pathologies. These neurological disorders were revealing of the picture associating a nephrotic syndrome and a patent foramen ovale. This foramen was the major route of a rain of emboles ring peripheral favored by the nephrotic syndrome towards the cerebral hemispheres.

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Muller, C. , Faller, B. , Sellal, F. and Chantrel, F. (2011) When neurological symptoms hides a nephrologic pathology and a cardiac abnormality. Open Journal of Internal Medicine, 1, 4-5. doi: 10.4236/ojim.2011.11002.

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