20 striking examples of the curious and the unusual in neurology

Neurology is an extraordinary specialty. This is because it deals with the most complex organ, the brain. Neurologists therefore come up against very odd symptoms, and diagnose the most unusual syndromes.

The Lime Jello Brain. Hurleygurley on Flikr. https://www.flickr.com/photos/hurleygurley/4338767
The Lime Jello Brain. Hurleygurley on Flikr. https://www.flickr.com/photos/hurleygurley/4338767

Below are 20 curious neurochecklists which reflect this peculiar feature of neurology.

Brain Statue in New Brunswick, NJ. Dan Century on Flikr. https://www.flickr.com/photos/dancentury/5196956227
Brain Statue in New Brunswick, NJ. Dan Century on Flikr. https://www.flickr.com/photos/dancentury/5196956227

AEROPLANE HEADACHE

BATHING HEADACHE

BURNING MOUTH SYNDROME

CRYING EPILEPSY

EXPLODING HEAD SYNDROME

FUGUE

IMPAIRED FACIAL RECOGNITION OF EMOTIONS

MIRROR MOVEMENTS

MIRROR WRITING

MISIDENTIFICATION SYNDROMES

MUSICOGENIC EPILEPSY

OTHELLO SYNDROME

PATHOLOGICAL SNEEZING

PHANTOM LIMB

RED EAR SYNDROME

RIPPLING MUSCLE DISEASE

SELF-MUTILATION

SLEEP VIOLENCE

SPACE HEADACHE

YAWNING HEADACHE

Brain embroidery. Hey paul Studios on Flikr. https://www.flickr.com/photos/hey__paul/5935651025
Brain embroidery. Hey paul Studios on Flikr. https://www.flickr.com/photos/hey__paul/5935651025

And this is just the tip of a huge iceberg. Explore more unusual neurology on Neurochecklists!

 

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