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Table 1 Diagnosis profile of the study population n = 16,371

From: Pattern of neurological diseases in adult outpatient neurology clinics in tertiary care hospital

Diagnosis n %
Vascular disease 2842 17.4
Stroke 2792/2842 98.2
Types (n = 2729)   
 Ischaemic stroke 2277 81.6
 Transient stroke 170 6.1
 Haemorrhagic stroke 294 10.5
 Ischemia and hemorrhagic 19 0.7
 Ischemia and transient 30 1.1
 Transient and hemorrhage 2 0.1
Cerebellar ataxias and hereditary spastic paraplegias 311 1.9
Motor neuron diseases 60 19.2
Sleep disorders 195  
Restless leg syndrome 87 44.6
Obstructive sleep apnoea 105 53.8
Headache disorders 3058 18.6
Type of headache (n = 1370)   
 Headache disorder 651 21.2
 Tension type headache 574 18.7
 Cluster headache 29 0.68
 Chronic headache 28 2.04
 Headache due to psychiatric disorder 26 1.89
 Headache attributed to head and/or neck trauma 11 0.35
Migraine 1698/3058 55.5
Acquire metabolic and toxic disorders 13 0.07
CNS infection 314 0.01
Meningitis (n = 248)   
Bacterial meningitis 32 12.9
Tuberculous meningitis/tuberculoma 162 65.3
Fungal meningitis 6 2.4
Viral meningitis 44 17.7
Symptomatic meningitis 4 1.6
CNS neoplasm 151 0.92
Meningioma 27 17.8
Oligodendroglioma 23 15.2
Pituitary adenoma 20 13.2
Glioma 15 9.9
Nerve and root lesion 2311 14.1
Cervical radiculopathy 369 15.9
Carpal tunnel syndrome 153 6.6
Diabetic polyneuropathy 129 5.5
Guillain–Barre syndrome(AIDP) 94 4.0
Psychiatric disorders 1916 11.7
Depression 1486 77.5
Anxiety 188 9.8
Conversion disorders 86 4.4
Demyelinating diseases 181 1.10
Multiple sclerosis 121/181 6.6
Dementias 460 2.8
Alzheimer’s diseases 211 45.8
Dementia frontal/vascular 207 45
Myopathies/muscle disorders 1734 10.5
Musculoskeletal pain 1017 58.6
Myasthenia gravis 190 10.9
Fibromyalgia 193 11.1
Myopathies/muscle disorders 49 2.8
Neck strain 39 2.2
Polymyositis 33 1.9
Development disorders 81 0.49
Mental retardation 19 23.4
Movement disorders 1211 7.3
Parkinson’s diseases 821 67.7
Dystonias 141 11.6
Essential tremor 89 7.3
Epilepsies 2055 12.5
Epilepsy 326 23.3
Partial epilepsy with or without generalization 629 44.9
Generalised epilepsy 373 26.6
Juvenile myoconic epilepsy 55 3.9
Seizures 591 28.7
Febrile seizures 7 1.2
Seizures vs. Pseudoseizures 13 2.2
Fits 91 15.4
Complex partial seizures 3 0.5
Seizures 439 74.3
GTC (general tonic chronic seizures) 16 2.7
Pseudoseizures 12 2.7
 Non-epileptic seizures 2 2.0
 Post traumatic seizures 3 0.5
 Systematic seizures 1 0.2
 Neonate seizure 1 0.2
 Focal seizures 2 0.3
 Syncopy vs. seizures 1 0.2
Spinal disorders 124 0.75
Myelitis 62 50
Myelopathy 62 50
Others   
Bell palsy 161 0.98
Vertigo 510 3.11
Encephalopathy 33 0.20
Neurometabolic/nutritional 174 1.06
Vitamin D deficiency osteomalacic 72 41.3
B12 deficiency 80 45.9
Wilson disease 22 12.6