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Test your neurology knowledge with JAMA Network Clinical Challenges

Timothy M. Smith , Contributing News Writer

Neurologists have a new, stress-free way to earn CME credits online.

JN Learning™, the CME arm of the JAMA Network™, enables users to browse the JAMA Network catalogue of over 5,000 online resources by any medical topic. A filter then lets users locate more than 1,700 relevant online CME opportunities.

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CME from the JAMA Network also enables you to earn AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit™ from a source you trust. The AMA has added lessons for many of the most common specialty health topics.

The neurology category helps learners correctly diagnose and treat unusual presentations of epilepsy and seizures, cerebrovascular disease, neurodegenerative disease, central nervous system infections, vasculitis and more. Its 10-lesson online series covers these topics.

  1. A Woman With Eosinophilic Brainstem Meningoencephalitis.”

    1. A previously healthy 25-year-old woman presented with headache, dysarthria, double vision and dizziness for one week. What is your diagnosis?
  2. Acute Myelopathy in a Man With Cutaneous Papules.”

    1. A 46-year-old man presented with acute-onset weakness of his bilateral lower limbs for three days, accompanied by ascending numbness to just below his nipples. What would you do next?
  3. Multiple Facial Ulcers Following a Stroke.”

    1. A 66-year-old man presented with multiple progressive ulcers on the right side of his face that had developed over the past three months. What is your diagnosis?
  4. Facial Numbness, Dysarthria, Muscle Atrophy and Weakness in a Young Patient.”

    1. A 19-year-old man presented with four years of facial numbness and three years of progressive dysarthria and dysphagia. What is your diagnosis?
  5. Progressive Ataxia and Downbeat Nystagmus in an Adult.”

    1. A 63-year-old man presented with progressive unsteadiness, malaise, anorexia, nausea and vomiting of one month’s duration. What would you do next?
  6. Sequential Bilateral Vision Loss in a Woman With Scalp Tenderness and Jaw Claudication.”

    1. A 67-year-old woman with fibromyalgia presented with sequential bilateral vision loss. Vision decreased suddenly in the right eye three to four weeks prior and in the left eye five days prior. What is your diagnosis?
  7. Headache, Cognitive Decline and a Curious Rim-Enhancing Lesion.”

    1. A 75-year-old man presented with several weeks of intermittent headache that had progressed to severe, persistent headache with right eye pain. What is your diagnosis?
  8. A Middle-Aged Woman With Severe Scoliosis and Encephalopathy.”

    1. A 42-year-old woman presented with clinical features of microcephaly, short stature, intellectual disability, severe degree of scoliosis, gait abnormality and encephalopathy. What is your diagnosis?
  9. Neurological Impairments in a Patient Returning From Cuba.”

    1. A 69-year-old woman returning from a vacation in Cuba was brought to the emergency department directly from the airport. What is your diagnosis?
  10. Encephalomyelitis and Lymphadenopathy in a Man in His Early 40s.”

    1. A man in his early 40s presented with dizziness and fatigue followed by tingling of both lower extremities as well as gait disturbances. What is your

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