Category Archives: Clinical Reasoning

Case analysis under the concepts of Diagnostic Improvement,  showing the andcognitive and systemic bias implicated in a Diagnostic problem.

Spinal cord compression: when a wider differential diagnosis is essential

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Clinical case

A 54-years-old-man, with a previous diagnosis of benign prostatic hyperplasia,  went to the Emergency Department (ED) because of fever in the last ten days. He also referred to be unable for walking in the last two days, without strength on their legs. Continue reading Spinal cord compression: when a wider differential diagnosis is essential