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Gait Disturbance, Confusion, and Coma in a 93-Year-Old Blind Woman*

Mark Fahlen, MD; Alexander G. Duarte, MD
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*From the Department of Internal Medicine (Dr. Fahlen) and the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (Dr. Duarte), University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX.

Correspondence to: Alexander G. Duarte, MD, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, John Sealy Annex, 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555-0561; e-mail: aduarte@utmb.edu



Chest. 2001;120(1):295-297. doi:10.1378/chest.120.1.295
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A 93 -year-old woman with a history of blindness and dementia was found unconscious following 2 days of gait disturbance and confusion.

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