About this course

  • Released: 11/5/2013
  • Expires: 11/5/2016

Tumefactive MS lesions under fingolimod: A case report and literature review

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of the article by Pilz et al, the participant should be able to:

  • Discuss the typical presentation of tumefactive demyelinating lesions (TDL)
  • Discuss the findings from this case report describing the occurrence of TDL under fingolimod therapy
  • Discuss the authors’ hypotheses for potential mechanisms as to why TDL might occur in association with fingolimod

CORE COMPETENCIES:

The article by Pilz et al covers the following core competency:

  • Medical Knowledge

 

Primary leptomeningeal lymphoma from the International Primary CNS Lymphoma Collaborative Group

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of the article by Taylor et al, the participant should be able to:

  • Recognize that primary leptomeningeal lymphoma (PLML) can occur, although rare
  • Discuss the clinical and laboratory features seen in PLML
  • Discuss the prognosis of PLML as observed in this study

CORE COMPETENCIES:

The article by Taylor et al covers the following core competency:

  • Medical Knowledge

 

AUTHOR DISCLOSURES

Refer to listing above the references in each article.

 

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ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

The American Academy of Neurology designates that participants will receive 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits if both CME courses for the issue are completed. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Academy of Neurology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

MISSION STATEMENT/PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

After evaluating a specific article published in Neurology, participants in the CME activity should be able to demonstrate an increase in, or affirmation of, their knowledge of clinical medicine. Participants should be able to evaluate the appropriateness of the clinical information as it applies to the provision of patient care.

PARTICIPANTS

This program is designed for physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine.

CREDITS

The American Academy of Neurology designates that participants will receive 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits if both CME courses for the issue are completed.

The American Academy of Neurology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

DISCLOSURES

Steven Lewis, MD receives a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology and as an Associate Editor for Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology; has received royalties for the books Field Guide to the Neurologic Examination and Neurology for the Non-Neurologist; and anticipates receiving royalties for the book Neurologic Disorders due to Systemic Disease. James WM Owens Jr. MD, PhD receives royalties from UpToDate, Waltham, MA; grant support from NIH (PI, K08NS054882); and a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

This CME program receives no commercial support.

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