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A 65-year-old man with increasing difficulty walking A retired guy presents with features of spinal-cord dysfunction, including a disturbed gait. What diagnoses should be considered and how should he become treated? Case presentation History and examination A retired 65-year-old man presented to his general practitioner describing difficulty in walking. The problem slowly had been increasing, such that he today needed a walking frame and was not confident to leave home. In latest weeks he had noticed clumsiness when performing up the buttons on his clothing and difficulty in keeping a knife and fork. He explained more neck stiffness than pain. On questioning, he admitted to urinary urgency during the last few months.D. Provenzale. Hepatitis C in Minority Populations. A. E. Reid. Inflammatory Bowel Disease. S. R. Targan. Endoscopic Ultrasound. R. H. Hawes. The Brain-Gut Axis in Chronic GI Disease. E. A. Mayer. The Role of Inflammation in the Causation of GI Cancers. S. E. Crowe. Type II Diabetes Is usually a GI Disease and really should become Treated by Gastroenterologists. I. L. Taylor. Effect of Health Reform on GI. J. V. Brill. Towards Digestivism. P. B. Cotton. The Basic Science Plenary Program presentations consist of: Regeneration of Damaged Colonic Tissue by Transplantation of Colonic Epithelial Stem Cells Preserved and Extended in Vitro . S. Yui et al. Neurotensin Receptor 1 -MicroRNA Networks in Individual Colon Epithelial Cells. Characterization of Novel Pathways Linking Neurotensin and Tumor Growth . K. Bakirtzi et al. Stem Cells, Growth Aspect Signaling Colon and Pathways Cancers.