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Iglesias Pedro P Department of Endocrinology, Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, - - 2014
Objective: Acromegaly associated to schizophrenia was first reported ~60 years ago, and so far, it is unclear whether this association is causal or not. Our aim was to report new cases with both clinical entities and to discuss the potential pathophysiological mechanisms of this association. Methods: Three new cases and ...
Vaos George G Department of Pediatric Surgery, Alexandroupolis University Hospital, Democritus University of Thrace School of Medicine, 68100, Alexandroupolis, Greece, - - 2014
Testicular dysmorphism (TD) associated with infantile abdominoscrotal hydrocele (ASH) may be due to the pressure effect of hydrocele on the testis or may be a developmental abnormality. Only a few reports are referred to the etiology of testicular changes in infantile ASH. We present an additional case of infantile ASH ...
Munshi T A TA Queen's University, 385 Princess Street, Kingston, ON, Canada K7L - - 2014
Clozapine is an atypical antipsychotic used for treatment resistant schizophrenia. Its potential to induce agranulocytosis is well known but it can also cause myocarditis. Clozapine is the only antipsychotic known to induce this side effect, typically early in the treatment, and literature is scarce on this condition. We are presenting ...
Kansagra Ankit A North Shore Medical Center, Salem, MA, - - 2013
Temperature dysregulation is an infrequent but previously documented adverse effect of antipsychotic medications. The majority of documented cases involve durations of hypothermia of less than 24 h. We present the case of a patient on therapeutic olanzapine for bipolar disease with dehydration from gastroenteritis leading to acute kidney injury in ...
Colon-Rivera Hector A HA Department of Psychiatry, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA. Electronic address: - - 2013
Musical hallucinations (MH) have been labeled Oliver Sacks syndrome, and in the majority of cases, they occur in the context of a hearing loss. In these instances, they have been described as auditory Charles Bonnet syndrome because they are thought to represent a cortical release phenomenon. Patients with MH tend ...
Grande Iria - - 2013
With the increasingly widespread use of antipsychotics in bipolar disorder (BD), switching among these agents and between antipsychotics and mood stabilizers has become more common, in particular, since the introduction of the novel atypical antipsychotics with mood stabilizer properties. This systematic review aims to provide a comprehensive update of the ...
C Marrero-Gonzalez Paola - - 2013
The association of extrapyramidal side effects (EPS) with the use of conventional antipsychotics is well established, however, EPS can occur during treatment with anticonvulsant medications as well. We will present the case of a patient who developed an acute dystonic reaction during treatment with lamotrigine and again during re-challenge with ...
Seyam Raouf - - 2013
A better understanding of ejaculatory disorders has led to an increasing interest in nonpremature ejaculatory dysfunction (non-PE EjD). Current reviews on the subject use a symptom-based classification to describe ejaculatory dysfunction even when it is a single case report. While these reviews provide important information on the disorder, a clearer ...
Adebayo Kazeem Olaide - - 2013
Clozapine is regarded as a second-line and in some cases last-line antipsychotic known for its common life-threatening side effects, such as agranulocytosis, constipation and cardiomyopathies, but rarely haematemesis. We report a case of severe haemetemesis in a chronic schizophrenic patient managed with clozapine. The patient was a 46-year-old male being ...
Al-Jahdali Hamdan H Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonology, Sleep Disorders Center, King Saud University for Health Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi - - 2013
Thoracic sarcoidosis is a common disease, with well-described and recognizable radiographic features. Nevertheless, most physicians are not familiar with the rare atypical often-confusing manifestations of thoracic sarcoid. Although these findings have been previously reviewed, but more recent advances in imaging and laboratory science, need to be incorporated. We present a ...
Peng Li-Yun - - 2013
Tardive dyskinesia (TD) is a movement disorder that presents with abnormal, involuntary, and irregular choreoathetoid movements involving mouth, tongue, face, trunk, or extremities after prolonged use of dopamine receptor-blocking agents. Currently, there is still a lack of effective treatment for it. Here, we report a female patient with paranoid schizophrenia, ...
Hazari Nandita - - 2013
Tardive syndromes (TS) arise from long term exposure to dopamine receptor blocking agents. Clozapine has been considered to have low risk of causing new onset TS and is considered as a treatment option in patients with TS. This review evaluates the usefulness of clozapine in patients with TS and occasional ...
Montano Nicola - - 2013
Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) is a rare tumor with good prognosis after surgery. Few cases of anaplastic PXA (either de novo or secondary to transformation of a recurrent low grade PXA) have been reported. Moreover, primary anaplastic PXA with dissemination at diagnosis has been described only in two patients, to our ...
Moseley Carrie N - - 2013
The atypical antipsychotic agents are felt by many to have a lower risk of inducing the development of dyskinetic movements than the conventional antipsychotic agents agents such as haloperidol and fluphenazine. However, that does not mean that treatment with the atypical antipsychotic agents carries no risk of developing dyskinesias. To ...
Basu Aniruddha - - 2013
We report a rare case of paranoid schizophrenia presenting with continuous mutism for about three years. This 26-year-old woman with multiple Schneiderian first-rank symptoms ['Schneiderian' refers to those symptoms established by the German psychiatrist Kurt Schneider for the diagnosis of schizophrenia] did not have any catatonic features, and she would ...
Ikai Saeko - - 2013
OBJECTIVE:To report on a patient who was successfully rechallenged with clozapine after perforation of the large intestine and pulmonary embolism post operatively, and provide a literature review on clozapine rechallenge.CASE SUMMARY:A 46-year-old Japanese man with treatment-resistant schizophrenia developed constipation and slight abdominal discomfort while taking clozapine 275 mg/day. He developed ...
Penera Keith E - - 2013
Verrucous carcinoma is a slow-growing lesion that is most often found on the weight-bearing surface of the foot and should be considered in the differential diagnosis for chronic nonhealing wounds in the diabetic neuropathic population. Accurate diagnosis may be difficult initially and often requires repeat histopathologic evaluation by an experienced ...
Stuhec Matej - - 2013
Clozapine-induced fever has been reported frequently, but clozapine-induced elevated serum C-reactive protein (S-CRP) over 100 mg/L with early onset, without associated myocarditis, has not been reported in the literature. In this case report, we present a case of an 80-year-old Slovenian female with dementia and psychotic symptoms who developed elevated ...
Paklet Lise - - 2013
Priapism is a urological emergency defined as persistent penile erection that is unrelated to sexual stimulation and typically involving only the corporal cavernosa. It can occur as a rare side effect of antipsychotic medications and is mediated via their α-adrenergic antagonist effect. In this paper we describe a case of ...
Guenette Melanie D - - 2013
RATIONALE: Atypical antipsychotics have been linked to weight gain and type 2 diabetes, but are also associated with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), which can occur more acutely and in the absence of weight gain. OBJECTIVES: Our aim was to review current case reports of DKA in the context of atypical antipsychotic ...
Emsley Robin - - 2013
AIM: There are sound reasons for considering the use of long-acting injectable antipsychotics early in the course of schizophrenia. We reviewed available literature on the subject. METHOD: We conducted an electronic database search and critically reviewed all studies in which a long-acting injectable antipsychotic was evaluated in early psychosis patients. ...
Boni Andrea - - 2013
An 81-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a mass protruding from his mouth after an episode of emesis. A computed tomography scan showed a hypodense, polypoid structure with a fatty component. The long polyp was attached by a narrow stalk to the cervical esophagus. A 14.0-cm slender mass ...
Thabet Farouq I - - 2013
ABSTRACT: Aripiprazole is an atypical antipsychotic medication that is a partial dopamine D(2) and serotonin 5-hydroxytryptamine (1A) receptor agonist and 5-hydroxytryptamine (2A) receptor antagonist. It has a safer profile compared to other antipsychotic medications with regard to its effect on weight, glucose tolerance, prolactin level, and cardiac conduction. The common ...
Ullrich Katja - - 2013
We report an unusual presentation of recurrent atypical fibroxanthoma of the limbus. Clinical and histological appearances, as well as management are discussed and the current literature is reviewed.
Taki Nizar - - 2013
Meningiomas represent the most common benign intracranial neoplasms, and may spread by direct extension into nearby venous sinuses, but gross spread to the extracranial venous system is uncommon. We report the case of a patient with extracranial intraluminal spread of meningioma within the internal jugular vein to level III of ...
Mathur Tarun - - 2013
A 32-year-old man presented with atypical left hemifacial spasm (HFS) with MRI showing compression of left facial nerve at the root exit zone. HFS rarely presents atypically with onset in orbicularis oris and later spreading upward to involve the orbicularis oculi as was seen in our case. Atypical presentation of ...
Miyahara Motohide - - 2013
Purposes: To identify and appraise evidence from published systematic and meta analytic reviews on (1) movement differences of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD); (2) the effects of movement based interventions for ASD; (3) hypothesized underlying neural mechanisms for the movement characteristics. Methods: A meta review of published systematic and ...
Star Kristina - - 2012
Abstract Objective: Rhabdomyolysis is a rare and potentially serious adverse drug reaction (ADR) to antipsychotic medicines. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical circumstances surrounding the diagnosis of rhabdomyolysis in children and adolescents treated with antipsychotic medicines. We also critically reviewed individual case safety reports (ICSRs) of ...
Immadisetty Vyasa - - 2012
Parotid gland swelling is a less frequently reported side effect of clozapine and has no licensed treatment. A 58-year-old man treated with clozapine for treatment-resistant schizophrenia developed bilateral painful parotid swellings and hypersalivation. Initial trials of dose alteration and antihypersalivatory medication had limited success. A combination of benzatropine and terazosin ...
Rubio-Agusti Ignacio I Sobell Department for Movement Disorders and Motor Neuroscience, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, United - - 2012
Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis is an autosomal recessive inborn error of cholesterol metabolism. It presents with systemic and neurological symptoms, rarely including parkinsonism. Presented here are a clinical description of a new family with cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis and parkinsonism and a review of 13 additional cases reported in the literature. The index case ...
Mittal Shivam Om - - 2012
Orofacial dyskinesia is rarely reported with antibiotics. Among antibiotics, third-generation fluoroquinolones are known to cause movement disorders. We report the first patient who developed orofacial dyskinesia after taking a fourth-generation fluoroquinolone, namely, moxifloxacin. The patient is a 58-year-old woman who was treated with moxifloxacin for acute bronchitis. She developed orofacial ...
Spindler Meredith A - - 2012
Tardive dyskinesia (TD) can be a disabling condition and is frequently refractory to medical therapy. Over the past decade there have been many reports of TD patients experiencing significant benefit with deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the globus pallidus interna (GPi). The growing literature on this treatment option for TD ...
Khalil R Bou - - 2012
Objectives: The 5-HT2 antagonistic action of quetiapine may disinhibit the dopaminergic system enhancing dopaminergic activity in the forebrain and influencing the mood state. Our objective is to investigate the possible induction of manic symptoms by quetiapine through a case report and a review of the literature.Method: We report the case ...
Burton Martin J - - 2012
The "Cochrane Corner" is a quarterly section in the Journal that highlights systematic reviews relevant to otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, with invited commentary to aid clinical decision making. This installment features a Cochrane review "Modifications of the Epley (Canalith Repositioning) Manoeuvre for Posterior Canal Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)" that ...
Utomi I L - - 2012
Tuberculate supernumerary teeth are found in the maxillary anterior region. They usually result in oral problems such as malocclusion, food impaction, poor aesthetics and cyst formation. There is paucity of literature on this anomaly in our environment. This paper describes a case of tuberculate supernumerary teeth with typical and atypical ...
Koroglu Ay┼če - - 2012
Today, considering their adverse side effects, the first-generation antipsychotics have been replaced by the new-generation antipsychotics (also known as second-generation antipsychotic agents). The superiority of new-generation antipsychotics compared with first-generation antipsychotic agents in terms of side effects, especially movement disorders, are acknowledged by clinicians. But in recent years during the ...
Caldas Ana Rita - - 2012
Hypertrophic cranial pachymeningitis (HCP) is an uncommon disorder characterized by localized or diffuse thickening of the dura mater, and it usually presents with multiple cranial neurophaties. It has been associated with a variety of inflammatory, infectious, traumatic, toxic and neoplasic diseases, when no specific cause is found the process is ...
Hsu Kang-Hong - - 2012
Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is the most common form of cyanotic congenital heart disease. It is often associated with other congenital cardiac or non-cardiac defects. However, its association with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is rarely reported. We reported two cases. The first case is a full-term girl receiving modified Blalock-Taussig shunt ...
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Reports an error in "Summary report of journal operations, 2010" by (American Psychologist, 2011[Jul-Aug], Vol 66[5], 405-406). Some of the data in the "Total pages published" column were incorrect. All electronic versions of this table have been corrected. A link to the corrected versions is included in the erratum. (The ...
Kahlon Samrina - - 2012
Background. Angioneurotic edema is a life-threatening medical emergency that requires urgent diagnosis and treatment. Haloperidol is in the butyrophenone class of antipsychotic medications. Acute anaphylaxis to Haloperidol is very rare and no cases have been reported in literature. Objective. To report the association of life-threatening angioneurotic edema with intramuscular Haloperidol. ...
So Wing Lung Alvin - - 2012
A case of painless isolated extraocular muscle sarcoid and a literature review are presented. The atypical features in our case include a lack of overt inflammatory symptoms and signs, such as pain, ptosis, and diplopia. The presentation of minimal symptoms without improvement warrant a biopsy to establish the diagnosis and ...
Votion Dominique-Marie - - 2012
Atypical myopathy (AM) is a frequently fatal seasonal pasture myopathy that emerges in Europe. Outbreaks are of an acute and unexpected nature and practitioners should be prepared to handle these critically ill patients. This review retraces the history of AM and describes results of epidemiological investigations that were conducted to ...
Pohlman Garrett D - - 2011
Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt surgery is the most common technique used in the treatment of hydrocephalus. Erosive bladder perforation is an extremely rare complication of VP shunt surgery. Only 2 cases of erosive bladder perforation by a peritoneal catheter have been reported in the English literature. The authors present the case ...
Clement N D - - 2011
The optimal method for acetabular socket fixation remains controversial. We present a critical analysis of the current evidence from a systemic literature review of comparative studies, long-term case series, prior literature reviews, meta-analysis, and national arthroplasty registry data for cemented and uncemented acetabular components to determine the respective survivorship rates, ...
Bleakley Stephen - - 2011
Background: Clozapine is the most effective antipsychotic in treatment-resistant schizophrenia but its use portends with a high burden of adverse reactions. One adverse event reported both in case reports and cross-sectional surveys is the emergence or worsening of obsessive compulsive symptoms (OCS). Objectives: This study presents a retrospective review of ...
Zhou Feng - - 2012
Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt has become a popular operation to achieve cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) diversion, but is associated with many complications. Postoperative delayed intracerebral hemorrhage is a kind of rare but severe event, which has not thus far been reported in retrospective case analyses. Here we present two cases of delayed ...
Vaezi Alec - - 2011
To describe the clinical presentation, pathophysiology, and treatment of spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks of the sphenoid bone, with an emphasis on a previously undescribed form in this location, in which CSF is trapped under the mucosa of the sinonasal cavity or in the soft tissue of the skull base. ...
Ferrari Daniele - - 2011
The authors report a series of 11 patients treated surgically by trochanteroplasty for septic arthritis of the hip at our institution from 1974 to 2010. Trochanteroplasty was indicated due to the absence of a valid alternative, and because it does not rule out the option of total hip arthroplasty at ...
Chhabra Lovely - - 2011
Himalayan P-waves are classically associated with congenital heart diseases with right to left shunt where they indicate a dilated right atrium and tend to be persistent. We report a case of transient Himalayan P-waves of 9-mm amplitude associated with a severe emphysema exacerbation. Patient had a normal right atrial size. ...
Chaves Eros S - - 2011
The objective of this case report is to review the clinical thinking, decision making, and actions of the authors, from the time of the first patient visit to the final esthetic outcome. Initial uncertainty led the authors to perform procedures that were believed to provide best outcomes or alternatives for ...
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