A 70-year-old retired male plumber was admitted with reduced consciousness following a recent onset of confusion and headache. He developed encephalopathy, seizures and myoclonus. He died despite treatment 10 weeks later. This article reports the clinicopathological conference presented at the Edinburgh Clinical Neurology Course 2021.
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Contributors JJM: initial draft, manuscript revisions and literature review. MJ: case discussant and manuscript revision. CS: provision of pathology images and manuscript revision. PLF: manuscript revision and clinical care of patient. LL: provision of clinical data tables and figures and manuscript revisions. RD: overall concept and manuscript revisions.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed by Michael Halmagyi, Sydney, Australia.