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Case 41-2020: A 62-Year-Old Man with Memory Loss and Odd Behavior

List of authors.
  • Bruce H. Price, M.D.,
  • David L. Perez, M.D., M.M.Sc.,
  • Otto Rapalino, M.D.,
  • and Derek H. Oakley, M.D., Ph.D.

A 62-year-old man with a history of Waldenstr?m¡¯s macroglobulinemia presented with memory loss, personality changes, and odd behavior. One year earlier, he had received diagnoses of attention deficit¨Chyperactivity disorder, adjustment disorder, and avoidant personality traits. A diagnosis was made.

Funding and Disclosures

This case was presented at Neurology Grand Rounds.

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No potential conflict of interest relevant to this article was reported.

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Neurology, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA (B.H.P.); and the Departments of Neurology (B.H.P., D.L.P.), Psychiatry (D.L.P.), Radiology (O.R.), and Pathology (D.H.O.), Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Departments of Neurology (B.H.P., D.L.P.), Radiology (O.R.), and Pathology (D.H.O.), Harvard Medical School ¡ª both in Boston.

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