Table 1

Diagnoses given to illustrate the case mix (n = 300)*

*Diagnoses do not necessarily indicate neurological disease; some are simply symptom descriptions. In 90 patients (30%), symptoms were judged to be predominantly medically unexplained.
†Diagnoses in the “other” category each had a frequency of less than 2%.
Headache63 (21%)
Epilepsy/fits/pseudoseizures43 (14%)
Multiple sclerosis30 (10%)
Neuropathies (peripheral/ entrapment)25 (8%)
Syncope22 (7%)
Spinal pathology (cervical/ lumbar)22 (7%)
“Dizziness” 8 (3%)
Parkinson’s disease 7 (2%)
Psychiatric diagnosis only 7 (2%)
Other†73 (26%)