Falling for 'Roids


A 62 year old man with glioblastoma multiforme finished radiotherapy last week. His wife rings to say that he is unable to stand up today.


  • List ways that a brain tumour patient can have difficulty standing (I can think of 4 ways off hand, you can do better!)
  • Describe the portion of the clinical examination that you would need to undertake to distinguish the causes.


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