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Pentyala Sahana S From the *Department of Anesthesiology, Stony Brook Medical Center, Stony Brook; †Kardovich Professional Corporation, Selden; ‡Martino Physical Therapy, Holtsville; and §New York Center for Orthognathic & Maxillofacial Surgery, West Islip, New - - 2014
Recurrent dislocation of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disk is caused by many factors. Dislocation can result in an acute or chronic closed lock condition. Temporomandibular joint dysfunction is often presented with otalgia symptoms. Other aural symptoms such as deafness, tinnitus, pressure/blockage, and vertigo are also commonly presented together with TMJ ...
Kopelovich Jonathan C JC Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, - - 2014
Facioscapulohumeral dystrophy is the third most common muscular dystrophy and the one most likely to present primarily in the head and neck. In this report, we present a case of a young child with subtle progressive bilateral facial weakness whose workup ultimately led to this diagnosis. Paralysis in this disorder ...
Rolston John D JD Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, 505 Parnassus Avenue, M779, San Francisco, CA 94143-0112, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Gangliogliomas involving the optic apparatus are rare, with only 23 cases described in the literature to our knowledge. Because of their location, they are resistant to gross total resection and command careful consideration of adjuvant treatment. Here, we review the existing literature describing these cases, along with our own additional ...
Kobayashi Kazuyoshi K Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65, Tsurumai-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-8560, - - 2014
To report a series of four cases of intradural disc herniation (IDH) with a review of the literature. IDH is a rare type of disc herniation. Preoperative diagnosis is difficult and IDH is only confirmed during surgery in most cases. Here, we describe four cases of IDH, including three with ...
Alastal Yaseen Y Departments of 1Internal Medicine and 2Psychiatry, University of Toledo, Toledo, - - 2014
Hypertriglyceridemia is a known cause of 2%-7% of cases of acute pancreatitis. Although there are numerous potential causes, the use of atypical antipsychotics has been linked to elevated triglycerides and pancreatitis. Here, we present the case of a 42-year-old male patient with a diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder who presented to ...
Fernandez Fabrice F IRIS, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, 96 boulevard Raspail, 75006 Paris, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
Mental health evaluation within a legal setting is widely seen as a power to judge. The aim of this paper is to challenge this current thesis, which was popularised by Michel Foucault, who encapsulated the notion in a brief sentence: "The sordid business of punishing is thus converted into the ...
Rohlof Hans G HG Foundation Centrum'45/Foundation Arq, Rijnzichtweg 35, 2342 AX, Oegstgeest, The Netherlands, - - 2014
To present a review of the literature concerning medically unexplained physical symptoms in refugees. We outline a variety of definitions and explanations of somatization, as well as the role of culture in the concept of disease. In addition, we present a review of the epidemiological literature about somatization in refugees. ...
Kamath Priyanka N PN University of Texas Southwestern-Austin, Austin, - - 2014
Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis is a rare form of encephalitis, which occurs secondary to paraneoplastic tumors and most frequently involves the temporal lobe and hippocampus. As a result of reports of its occurrence in recent years, it is being increasingly recognized as a severe and potentially fatal but treatable illness. Although ...
Bonnot Olivier - - 2014
It is important for psychiatrists to be aware of certain inborn errors of metabolism (IEMs) as these rare disorders can present as psychosis, and because definitive treatments may be available for treating the underlying metabolic cause. A systematic review was conducted to examine IEMs that often present with schizophrenia-like symptoms. ...
Bogaerts Marie M European Institute for Otorhinolaryngology, Wilrijk, Antwerp, - - 2014
Stapediovestibular luxations are rare lesions that are most commonly caused by direct, penetrating trauma to the external ear canal. In this type of ossicular dislocation, disruption of the annular ligament or footplate fracture may lead to a perilymphatic fistula (PLF) presenting with cochleovestibular symptoms including (progressive) sensorineural hearing loss, tinnitus, ...
Norelli Lisa J LJ 1Capital District Psychiatric Center, Albany, New York, - - 2014
ABSTRACT Background: Herbal medicine use, highly prevalent in the general population, is often a neglected component of the medical history. Herbs are presumed safe because they are "natural" self-care products. We call attention to the following issues: Panax ginseng, one of the most frequently used herbal medicines, has complex pharmacological ...
Sher Leo - - 2014
Abstract Objective. Homicide is a major public health and social concern in the United States. Studies have found higher rates of psychiatric disorders in homicide offenders than in the general population. The aim of this article is to report and to discuss a case of a patient with bipolar disorder ...
Lok Ugur U Faculty, Department of Emergency, Adiyaman University Medical Facility , Turkey - - 2014
Genital self-mutilation (GSM) is an uncommon self-inflicted injury, and rarely do self-mutilations have a serious nature. GSM is not a single clinical entity, and it can occur in any psychiatric state or condition. The instruments that are used for self-mutilation can vary, and treatment of these injuries requires a detailed ...
Ikejima Chiaki C Department of Disaster Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; Department of Neuropsychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, - - 2013
In Japan, the government and media have become aware of the issues of early onset dementia (EOD), but policies for EOD have not yet been established and support systems are inadequate. To provide practical data about EOD, a two-step postal survey was performed. A questionnaire requesting information on EOD cases ...
Sundsted Karna K - - 2013
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is widely used for the treatment of psychiatric disorders, yet there is few published literature to guide the practitioner in the preprocedural evaluation of patients. Based on a review of the literature, we sought to develop a concise, algorithmic approach to be used when evaluating patients for ...
Neufeld Karin J - - 2013
This article serves to (1) review the relationship of the terms "delirium" and "encephalopathy," (2) describe delirium as defined in current diagnostic systems, (3) summarize the epidemiology and theories of pathogenesis, (4) review clinical diagnostic approaches, and (5) highlight the history using EEG in the study of delirium in the ...
Kapoor Kapil G - - 2013
Abstract Retinal arterial occlusions (RAOs) are an uncommon source of monocular vision loss, typically occurring in patients over the age of 60. Diagnosis is typically made by history and clinical examination, while ancillary testing may include fluorescein angiography. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is not routinely utilized in the diagnostic assessment ...
Catanesi Roberto - - 2013
Folie à deux is a rare clinical syndrome characterized by the transference of delusional ideas from one person to one or more other people in close association with the primary affected patient. Mummification indicates the preservation of the corpse of a person for a variable period of time. A brief ...
Wieczorek Stephanie S - - 2013
An enlarged vestibular aqueduct (EVA) results in hearing loss which is often progressive and heterogenous, the long-term natural history of which is not well understood. Patients born before the era of newborn hearing screening can present as adults with previously undiagnosed EVA. A retrospective chart review of patients seen at ...
Kibirige D - - 2013
Vitamin B12 deficiency is associated with a wide spectrum of neuro-psychiatric manifestations. We report a case of a 44 year old female patient referred to the haematology unit with vitamin B12 deficiency presenting as an acute confusional state or delirium. Total resolution of the psychiatric symptoms occurred following parenteral vitamin ...
Ouanes Sami S Dr. Ouanes is from the Service de Neurologie, CHU Razi, La Manouba 2010 in Tunisia. Drs. Hizem, Djebara, Kacem, Gargouri, and Gouider are from the Service de Neurologie, CHU Razi, La Manouba 2010 and the Unité de Recherche de Neurophysiologie Clinique et Électrodiagnostic 03/UR/08-09 Faculté de Médecine de Tunis in - - 2013
We present the case of a 63-year-old woman with comorbidity of myasthenia gravis and psychosis. Different diagnostic hypotheses based on a review of the literature are discussed. A protracted history of physical spousal abuse, patient symptoms, and results of different investigations allowed us to conclude that the patient had a ...
Saito Ako - - 2013
The aim of this study was to review diagnostic/therapeutic strategies of umbilical endometriosis managed in our department and evaluate the effectiveness of these strategies. Medical records for patients with diagnosis of endometriosis managed from 1999 through 2011 in the University of Tokyo Hospital were retrospectively reviewed. Cases with diagnosis of ...
Govindaraju Radhikaraj Coimbatore - - 2013
Self-inflicted abdominal stab wounds are generally uncommon and there is no published report of survivors after extensive self inflicted disembowelment with mutilation. Here we present a case of 28 year old male who was brought to hospital 2 1/2 h after disembowelment through self inflicted abdominal stab injuries. The patient had hypovolemic ...
Kendler K S - - 2013
This article describes the history of the Scientific Review Committee (SRC) for DSM-5 and reviews its background, procedures and deliberative processes, and conceptual/philosophical framework. The results of its work and the most important and contentious issues that arose in its efforts are reviewed. The central role of the SRC was ...
Chatziioannidis S - - 2013
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus due to idiopathic aqueductal stenosis is a chronic abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the cerebral ventricles caused by an obstruction in the Sylvian aqueduct. This leads to a dilatation of the ventricular system and to subsequent damage of the adjacent parenchyma. Although NPH typically presents with ...
Key Richard Garrett - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Paraneoplastic syndromes are of interest to psycho-oncologists because they may be misdiagnosed initially as primary psychiatric disorders and can have profound neuropsychiatric and psychosocial sequelae. Paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration (PCD) is a paraneoplastic syndrome which destroys Purkinje cells of the cerebellum and causes trunk and limb ataxia, dysarthria, diplopia, and ...
McCrory Paul - - 2013
The purpose of this paper was to review the current state of evidence for chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in retired athletes and to consider the potential differential diagnoses that require consideration when retired athletes present with cognitive and psychiatric problems. MEDLINE, CINAHL, EMBASE, Mosby's Index, PsycEXTRA, PsycINFO and Scopus. Key ...
Kırpınar Ismet - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: Trichobezoar, a hair ball in the gastrointestinal tract, is usually the result of the urge to pull out one's own hair (trichotillomania) and swallow it (trichophagia). It is almost exclusively seen in young females and may cause serious medical complications. This case report will describe an adult female patient ...
Sangwan Aditi - - 2013
Primary immune thrombocytopenia is an acquired bleeding disorder with no clinically apparent cause of thrombocytopenia. Clinical indicators of ITP include easy bruising of the skin, prolonged bleeding on injury, mucocutaneous lesions such as petechiae and ecchymosis, epistaxis, gastrointestinal bleeding, hematuria and bleeding from the gums. It is important for a ...
Berngard Samuel Clark - - 2013
We present an unusual case of nontyphoidal Salmonella causing an epidural abscess and vertebral osteomyelitis in a severely immunocompromised patient with AIDS as well as a review of the literature. Salmonella vertebral osteomyelitis is exceptionally rare, and this is the first case report in a patient with AIDS.
Sparks S - - 2013
PURPOSE: Eosinophilic cystitis is a rarely seen condition in the pediatric population with indistinct symptomatology and non-standardized treatment protocols. We review our experience of treating patients with this condition. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the records of four patients from a single institution who have been diagnosed and treated ...
Desai Sapan S - - 2013
Ileocolic pseudoaneurysmal disease is a rare splanchnic aneurysm that affects 3 out of 100 000 patients, and only 7 cases have been described in the past 40 years in patients without preexisting connective tissue disorders. Abdominal pain is the most common presenting symptom and nearly 30% of patients present with ...
Celebi Arif - - 2013
Sarcoidosis is a multisystem inflammatory disease of unknown etiology. Isolated neurosarcoidosis without signs of systemic involvement has rarely been reported in the literature. We report a case of isolated neurosarcoidosis that presented with psychiatric symptoms and headache. Cranial MRI revealed bilateral diffuse high intensity lesions in the deep white matter, ...
Wever Ineke - - 2013
This paper describes a case of mental nerve neuralgia following a traumatic dislodgement of a chin implant ten months after surgery. Our case is unusual, both in the specific complication and the patients' atypical representation-delayed and initially without mention of trauma. To the authors' knowledge, this case has not been ...
Martín-Hernández Rubén - - 2013
Acute vestibular deficit as the first sign of leukemia is extremely rare. The literature shows some cases of sudden hearing loss accompanied by instability and associated with hyperviscosity syndrome. We present the case of a patient who presents a harmonic vestibular deficit of the right ear. The complementary studies revealed ...
Grover S - - 2013
Although, neuropsychiatric morbidity is quite high in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), catatonia has been rarely reported. We report a case of a 22-year-old female who presented with catatonic symptoms at the time of relapse of SLE and have discussed the presentation in the context of existing literature with ...
Chau Peter - - 2013
The case of a 14-year-old female with ectopic atrial tachycardia who had been followed for a history of anxiety and depression is presented. The patient was admitted to the intensive care unit after she attempted suicide, at which point there was electrocardiographic evidence of the atrial arrhythmia. During subsequent invasive ...
Braksick S - - 2013
Sarcoidosis is a granulomatous disease that can present systemically, but primarily has pulmonary manifestations. It is reported across all races, but has a higher incidence among African Americans. Neurological involvement in sarcoidosis is rare, with cranial nerve seven being the most commonly reported neurological finding. Trigeminal neuralgia, as presented in ...
Van Biervliet S - - 2013
Anal canal duplication (ACD) is the least frequent digestive duplication. Symptoms are often absent but tend to increase with age. Recognition is, however, important as almost half of the patients with ACD have concomitant malformations. We present the clinical history of an eleven-year-old girl with ACD followed by a review ...
Melo Matias Carvalho Aguiar MC Hospital de Saúde Mental Professor Frota Pinto Rua Vicente Nobre Macedo, S/N, Messejana, 60841-110 Fortaleza, CE, - - 2013
Schizencephaly is a rare malformation of the central nervous system defined as a gray matter-lined cleft filled with cerebrospinal fluid that extends from the pial surface to the ventricle. Few cases of association with psychosis were reported in the scientific literature. We present a case of a 46-year-old woman, admitted ...
Ahmed Amir I A - - 2012
INTRODUCTION: Over the past years, the impact of varenicline in patients with mental illness has been debated as serious neuropsychiatric adverse events (AEs) have been reported with varenicline use. AIM: To identify and summarize published case reports of neuropsychiatric AEs ascribed to varenicline and to determine potential risk factors for ...
Zaraa Inès - - 2012
Pellagra is a rare condition that has been known for many years to be related to niacin deficiency. Clinically known as the 4 "D" symptoms for dermatitis, diarrhea, dementia, and even death, skin changes remain one of the most important features of this pathology, leading frequently to the diagnosis. Pellagra ...
Laiho T - - 2012
ACCESSIBLE SUMMARY: ● Understanding the factors associated with the decision to use seclusion or restraint may help to reduce the use of coercive measures through the implementation of appropriate measures. ● This integrative literature review brings together a broad view of factors associated with decision making in the use of seclusion or ...
Zacharia George - - 2012
ABSTRACT:: Hemoglobin SO-Arab is a rare sickling disorder with a clinical course similar to that of hemoglobin SS. Hemoglobin C-Harlem is another rare condition that produces sickling disorders in affected individuals with a disease course and electrophoretic findings similar to that of hemoglobin SO-Arab. The authors report the case of ...
Reid William H - - 2012
Good lawyers look for integrity in their expert con- sultants and expert witnesses. They need truthful, accurate information to help them assess and frame cases, win or settle them favorably, and/or with- draw when the case has little merit. Experts should be well qualified to review, interpret, and eventual- ly ...
Resnick Phillip J - - 2012
Forensic psychiatric reports are often the final product of a psychiatrist's work in a particular case because most cases do not go to trial but instead are settled through negotiation or plea bargaining. This article addresses the planning, writing, and editing of forensic reports. Planning a report requires thorough data ...
Ma Andrew - - 2012
ABSTRACT:: Capnocytophaga canimorsus, a bacterium commonly transmitted via dog bites, is known to cause sepsis in immunocompromised patients. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and hemolytic uremic syndrome are rare complications of infection. The authors present a case of C canimorsus sepsis and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in an asplenic patient and review the ...
Boots Rj - - 2012
A case of severe sepsis with multi-organ failure needing complex support was deemed too ill for transfer to a major centre. Telemedicine allowed direct patient review, collaborative advice and collegial support with maintained healthcare standards while avoiding long distance transfer from his home and family.
Prasad G L - - 2012
Split cord malformations (SCM) with a dorsally located bony spur are a very rare entity. The authors report a series of four such cases. The literature is reviewed regarding the pathogenesis and management of this uncommon variant of SCM. The presenting features include - scoliosis with motor and autonomic dysfunction ...
Dham Bhavpreet S - - 2012
BACKGROUND CONTEXT: One hallmark of neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1) is the presence of multiple neurofibromas, which are hormonally responsive and may undergo rapid growth during periods of hormonal surge. Although spinal neurofibromas occur in up to 40% of patients with NF1, they rarely cause neurologic sequelae, especially in the young. ...
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