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Savonius B - - 1994
Amino alcohols are used in various industries, often as minor constituents of compounds to modify the properties of the compound. Generally, they are considered to be safe, but they have been known to cause local skin irritation at higher concentrations in solutions. We report on three cases of occupational asthma ...
Mullen P E - - 1994
Fourteen patients with pathologies of love (erotomania) are presented; all stalked the object of their disordered affections. These cases were encountered in forensic practice and were personally assessed, and in most cases managed, by the authors. Victim impact reports or depositions made by the objects of these patients' unwanted attentions ...
Pan J F - - 1994
To investigate the relationship between IUD-induced menorrhagia and spiral arteriolar function, we examined the endometrium under light and electron microscope on samples obtained within 24 hours after the onset of premenstrual spotting. These samples included an IUD bleeding group (20 cases), an IUD non-bleeding group (20 cases) and an IUD ...
Slowey M J - - 1994
Group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus is a rare cause of peripartum infection, but it remains an extremely virulent pathogen with devastating consequences, thus requiring awareness of its presentation. We describe a case of fulminant group A Streptococcus sepsis resulting in a generalized Shwartzman reaction and death in a woman 48 hours ...
Inukai T - - 1994
Expression of surface and cytoplasmic antigens on the blasts from 42 cases of childhood T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (T-ALL) were analysed. All with childhood T-ALL, except for one case expressing cytoplasmic TCR delta chain, were classified on the basis of differential expression of cytoplasmic CD3 (cCD3), TCR beta chain (cTCR ...
Topalo─člu H - - 1994
Congenital muscular dystrophies (CMD) are heterogenous in clinical and pathologic manifestations. The "pure" classical form includes cases without severe impairment of intellectual development (Type 1), and cases with normal or subnormal IQ which show white matter hypodensity on CT scan examination. This latter group is sometimes called the "occidental type ...
Lakie M - - 1994
Ethanol reduces the size of essential tremor. We here show that, contrary to a recent report, ethanol also causes a large decrease in the size of physiological tremor. As in the case of essential tremor, the frequency is not changed. The reduction in tremor probably explains the well-known link between ...
Regillo C D - - 1994
PURPOSE: To evaluate the use of digital indocyanine green (ICG) angiography as an adjunct to fluorescein angiography in the diagnosis and treatment of ill-defined choroidal neovascularization (CNV) associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). METHODS: The authors retrospectively reviewed all ICG angiograms performed at Wills Eye Hospital from March to July ...
Verbraeken H - - 1994
In a group of 615 cases of perforating trauma, 25 cases (4%) of proven endophthalmitis were seen. The percentage of Bacillus infections was unusually high compared to other types of endophthalmitis (3.8% for the whole group, 31% for the group with intraocular foreign bodies). Bacillus cases have a very poor ...
Ganguly G - - 1993
The present study was undertaken to find out the profile of women undergoing medical termination of pregnancy (MTP) in Hospital, 1000 consecutive cases undergoing MTP at RG Kar Medical College and Hospital were studied. 95.6% cases were married and 4.4% cases were unmarried. In the whole series, 7.6% cases were ...
Conte D - - 1993
The prevalence of cholelithiasis and possible related factors was evaluated in 350 consecutive patients with alcoholic cirrhosis (218 cases, 174 male and 44 female, mean age 58 +/- 9 years) or genetic haemochromatotic cirrhosis (132 cases, 115 male and 17 female, mean age 53 +/- 10 years). At enrollment patients ...
Hingson R - - 1993
In a review of the English language literature on alcohol and unintentional injury we identified 21 studies on falls, 36 on drownings and 32 on burns from 1947-1986. The proportion of fatal and non-fatal fall victims who had been drinking ranged from 21-77%, and 18-53% respectively. In three more recent ...
Morales Suárez-Valera M M - - 1993
Between 1985-1989 were diagnosed 376 cases of TBC in "La Fe" hospital in Valencia. 36 of this cases also had AIDS. We have carried out a compared study among the 340 cases of TBC and the 36 cases of AIDS+TBC. In this way we have described the social and work ...
Valdés L - - 1993
We compared the parameters pleural adenosine deaminase (PADA, determined in 405 patients), the PADA/serum ADA ratio (P/SADA; 276 cases), pleural lysozyme (PLYS, 276 cases), the PLYS/serum LYS ratio (P/SLYS; 276 cases), and pleural interferon gamma (IFN, 145 cases) regarding their ability to differentiate tuberculous pleural effusions from others. The 405 ...
Haas N - - 1993
In a prospective study, 51 tibial shaft fractures with severe open or closed soft tissue damage were treated with a new, thin (8 mm or 9 mm) solid locking nail, inserted without reaming. At 6 months or more after trauma, 43 cases were reviewed. Fractures were classified according to Müller ...
al-Jarallah K F - - 1992
The purpose of this report is to review rheumatic complications associated with alcoholism. Data were collected by an English-language literature search using MEDLINE (1966 to December 1991) and references from identified articles. Studies in humans, including case reports of joint disease and allied disorders associated with alcoholism, were reviewed. According ...
Hashimoto M - - 1992
The author relates his experience with a case of psychotic personality organization manifesting transsexualism spanning about 10 years. This paper presents the case and discusses the psychodynamics together with the course of therapy. The patient was a case of primary transsexualism who fell into hallucinatory-delusional states each time he seriously ...
Sugishita M - - 1992
Owing to the Japanese language's unique writing system, which consists of phonograms and ideograms, reading impairments of Japanese brain-damaged patients have attracted the interest of many researchers. Past case reports as well as some widely accepted handbooks and textbooks have concluded that a specific aphasia type or lesion site is ...
Loftus I A - - 1992
Violence and violent death are everyday events in present-day South Africa. Although this phenomenon may be attributed in great part to the sociopolitical environment, the single most important underlying common factor is the presence of alcohol in both the perpetrators of violence and their victims. We retrospectively studied 948 cases ...
Nonomura A - - 1992
Alcohol-like liver injury (ALLI) in non-alcoholics has not been elucidated in Japan. The present study attempted to characterize the clinicopathologic features of ALLI in routine liver biopsies. ALLI was found in 1% of 561 biopsy cases obtained from 1988 to May, 1991 at Kanazawa University Hospital. Laboratory data characteristically showed ...
Madsen M - - 1992
A total of 143 secretions from clinical cases of summer mastitis (SM) in grazing cattle and from 89 cases of pyogenes mastitis (PM) in stabled cattle were examined bacteriologically. The typical bacteriological finding was a mixed flora in which the predominant organisms were Actinomyces pyogenes (SM-70%, PM-85%), Peptostreptococcus indolicus (54%, ...
Briglia E J - - 1992
Ethanol was determined by gas chromatography in a variety of tissues and body fluids secured at autopsy in 61 cases. The specimens tested included right and left heart blood, femoral blood, pericardial fluid, cerebrospinal fluid, vitreous humor, urine, stomach contents, and brain. Statistical analysis of the cases revealed no significant ...
Mao L K - - 1992
The medical records of 48 patients with culture-positive streptococcal endophthalmitis diagnosed between January 1977 and May 1990 were reviewed. The viridans group streptococci were isolated in 24 (50%) of the 48 cases, enterococci in 13 cases (27.1%), Streptococcus pneumoniae in six cases (12.5%), and beta-hemolytic streptococci in six (12.5%) of ...
Hamilton M R - - 1992
The notes of 100 acute orthopaedic admissions were examined to discover the number of cases in which doctors considered, identified or addressed problems of alcohol misuse. The adequacy with which routine drinking histories were recorded was also examined. Overall, 17.5% of male and 4% of female patients were identified as ...
Riordan C A - - 1992
We present four cases of a distinctive type of pigmented purpuric eruption occurring in a striking linear and pseudo-dermatomal distribution in young males. Whilst these cases share some of the clinical and histological features of other pigmented purpuric dermatoses, they are not readily classified with any of the entities so ...
O'Brart D P - - 1992
Metastatic bacterial endophthalmitis is an uncommon and serious infection, that can be caused by a variety of bacteria. Group B streptococci have rarely been implicated. We report four cases of metastatic endophthalmitis in adults caused by group B streptococci. The organisms were isolated from the eyes and blood in each ...
Giannini A J - - 1992
The authors present two cases of khat addiction that were successfully treated with bromocriptine. Khat is a bush cultivated in the Mid East because of its highly stimulant effects. Its leaves contain a variety of sympathomimetics. While khat is rarely found in the U.S., American soldiers stationed in the Arabian ...
Basse P - - 1992
A 47 year old man with a history of alcoholism presented with symmetrical lipomas on the shoulders, neck, and chest. He also had lipomatous areas on the trunk and thighs. He was treated with a combination of surgery and liposuction, and made an uneventful recovery. Histological examination confirmed the diagnosis ...
McIntyre A S - - 1992
The case of a 17 year old abuser of butane aerosols who developed fulminant hepatic failure after taking a proprietary engine or carburetor cleaner is described. Fatalities as a result of liver failure due to volatile hydrocarbons or solvents have not previously been reported. The likely toxins included isopropyl alcohol, ...
Hough G - - 1992
The success of group psychotherapy is impeded when group members maintain secrets and fail to self-disclose to other group members. However, revealing secrets sometimes conflicts with the legal and ethical constraints of confidentiality, thus placing a greater burden on the group. The case reported here illustrates how complex the dynamics ...
Lang E - - 1991
This study utilizes data collected by the Perth (Australia) Traffic Police on the last drinking location of persons arrested for drink-driving either as a consequence of their being involved in a road traffic accident or as a result of failing a roadside breath test. A comparison of these data has ...
Eulry F - - 1991
Five-hundred-thirteen regional intravenous guanethidine blocks were carried out in 125 cases of algodystrophy (118 adults), after failure of other treatments in 120 cases (Group I) and without previous treatments in 5 (Group II). A positive result occurred in 85 cases of Group I (71%) and in the 5 cases of ...
Iskandar S S - - 1991
We report on 15 children with proteinuria, at the nephrotic level in the majority of cases, who had no histologic glomerular alterations (eight cases), or focal and segmental glomerular scarring with (three cases) or without (four cases) mesangial proliferation. In all cases, immunofluorescence (IF) microscopy showed prominent mesangial C1q deposits ...
Yamanaka N - - 1991
A two-site simultaneous immunoassay using monoclonal antibodies against human surfactant apoprotein (SAP) was used to measure SAP in middle ear effusions (MEEs). In 130 MEE samples from children with otitis media with effusion, SAP was detected in 54 samples (SAP-positive cases, 41.5%). In the remainder, the SAP concentration was below ...
Ljungdahl L O - - 1991
A register has been built for planned epidemiological studies of sick-leave, containing all cases exceeding 6 days in a population of 184,000, over a period of 3 years. The diagnoses were coded from medical certificates. To assess the quality of this information this study reviews the medical certificates of 2,364 ...
Dudley J P - - 1991
Non-group A streptococci are members of the genus Streptococcus but do not share the notoriety of their cousin from group A. Most physicians, including otolaryngologists and head and neck surgeons, do not associate them with upper respiratory tract and head and neck infections. Some laboratories do not bother to report ...
Peng M C - - 1991
In recent years there are a considerable increase in alcohol consumption in Taiwan, which may have been accompanied by increased incidence of alcohol-related physical disease. This study was designed for an understanding of neurological problems in chronic alcoholic patients. One hundred and five cases of chronic alcoholics with neurological problems ...
Comas-Díaz L - - 1991
The relevance and validity of ethnocultural factors in transference and countertransference reactions are proposed. Some of those prevalent in dyadic psychotherapy are described, focusing on intra-ethnic and inter-ethnic dyads. Case vignettes are presented to illustrate the ways in which ethnocultural factors serve as catalysts for such major therapeutic issues as ...
Kosaka K - - 1991
The frequency and degree of stiatopallidonigral (SPN) degeneration were examined in 41 autopsy cases of Pick's disease. Based on the degree of SPN degeneration, these cases were arranged into four groups: 1) group I (severely degenerate; 19.5%), 2) group II (moderately degenerate; 22.0%), 3) group III (mildly degenerate; 36.5%), and ...
Young E J - - 1991
The serum agglutination test (SAT) and 2-mercaptoethanol (2ME) agglutination were used in studies of the sera of 214 patients in whom brucellosis was suspected. On the basis of historical, epidemiologic, clinical, and serologic data, four groups were identified: group I (108 cases) had negative agglutination reactions, and brucellosis was considered ...
Gowers S G - - 1991
The notions of 'early-onset' and 'prepubertal' anorexia nervosa are reviewed, with particular reference to the role of the pubertal process within the condition. A database of 650 female cases is utilized to identify a small sub-group (n = 30) who developed the condition before the menarche. Many clinical, familial, social ...
Mitchell R G - - 1991
We describe a patient with severe alcoholic hepatitis, markedly elevated white blood cell count, and high fever. After review of the English literature, we discovered reports of other cases similar to our case. The striking feature in all of these cases was a high short-term mortality rate, despite predictions of ...
Phanthumchinda K - - 1991
Forty cases with several forms of spinocerebellar degenerations were studied. The diagnosis was based on an appropriate clinical picture, radiological investigation and family history. There are multiple variants of spinocerebellar degeneration and classification of these diseases remains unsatisfactory and therefore controversial. We classified cases into three main groups. The numbers ...
Thijs C - - 1991
Previous studies have found an inverse relation between alcohol use and clinical gallstone disease, suggestive of a protective effect of alcohol use. However, such an inverse relation may (at least partly) be explained by a reduction of alcohol use because of symptoms related to clinical gallstone disease (protopathic bias). We ...
Shopland Susan N - - 1991
Two decades of literature and discussion on the topic of therapist-client sexual relationships have revealed much about the nature and consequences of these relationships and have produced an explicit prohibition against such relationships in American Psychological Association (APA) Ethical Principle 6a. This article reviews the literature as it relates to ...
Docherty J G - - 1991
Rectus sheath haematoma has been well documented with over 500 cases reported. The main interest is in their ability to mimic severe intra-abdominal pathology with a resultant low rate of pre-operative diagnosis. We report a case of a bilateral rectus sheath haematoma complicating severe alcoholic liver disease and review the ...
Stone M H - - 1991
One hundred cases of the Charnley low-friction arthroplasties using shorter (75-110 mm) than standard length stems, both in primary and revision surgery were reviewed. The average follow up was five years and three months. Eleven had cortical thickening that could be attributed to the predicted increase in the stresses within ...
Agrawal S - - 1990
The synthesis of an oligonucleotide functionalized to attach two different reporter groups at specific internucleotide linkages is described. To incorporate the amine specific reporter group the internucleotide linkage is modified to phosphoramidate (N-1-aminoalkyl) and for a thiol specific reporter group the internucleotide linkage is modified to a phosphorothioate diester. The ...
Ito M - - 1990
The West Japan Pediatric Oncology Group studied the treatment of pediatric malignant tumors with VP-16 from December 1984 to March 1988. Study subjects were divided into two groups. One group received only VP-16, while the other received VP-16 combined with other anti-tumor agents. VP-16 evaluation was possible in a total ...
Rehman A U - - 1990
All patients with puerperal psychosis admitted to the Royal Edinburgh Hospital within 90 days of childbirth during the periods 1880-90 and 1971-80 were compared. The majority of cases in both groups had an affective illness with an acute presentation and a fixed interval of onset. The 19th-century cases had a ...
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