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Elzouki A N - - 1996
Salicylate-kodein is a widely used analgesic agent, particularly in outpatient practice. Salicylates have been incriminated in hepatic injury while kodein may induce biliary spasm. We report here a case of granulomatous hepatitis attributed to prolonged intake of this combination, which has never been reported previously to our knowledge.
Liu C - - 1996
During our 4-year work in The Republic of Yemen, the authors used acupuncture therapy to restore consciousness and induce resuscitation plus scalp acupuncture in 80 cases of acute apoplexy, with 63 cases cured, accounting for 78.75%. This therapy is obviously superior to the traditional principle of point selection in acupuncture ...
Levenson T - - 1996
Minocycline, a semisynthetic derivative of tetracycline, has become a commonly prescribed medication for the treatment of persistent acne. It has been associated with a variety of adverse reactions, including one published case of serum sickness. We describe two additional cases of serum sickness reactions due to minocycline, characterized by erythematous ...
Baldassano C F - - 1996
Although akathisia is most commonly associated with neuroleptic medication, few cases of paroxetine-induced akathisia have been reported. A review of the authors' charts (C.F.B., A.N., S.N.G., and G.S.S.) was conducted to determine an estimated incidence for paroxetine-induced akathisia. Three cases of akathisia were reported in 67 patients treated with paroxetine. ...
Boutsen Y - - 1996
The case of a 49-year-old woman suffering from generalized skeletal pain and multiple fractures accompanied by severe hypophosphataemia and low urinary phosphorus excretion is reported. She had been taking large amounts of antacids containing aluminum hydroxide for many years. A diagnosis of antacid-induced osteomalacia was made. It was confirmed by ...
Starshak R J - - 1996
Meningioma developed in two children who had received high-dose cranial radiation for malignant brain tumors. Meningioma as a radiation-induced neoplasm has received little notice in the radiologic literature. Thirty-three cases have been reported since 1953, primarily in the neurosurgical literature. The current cases differ from those previously reported in having ...
Shek T W - - 1996
The ultrastructural appearance of the myocardium in a fatal case of paclitaxel-induced cardiotoxicity is reported, which includes swelling of the sarcoplasmic reticulum, loss of myofibrils, and accumulation of lipofuscin as well as laminated myelinoid figures. Such changes are very similar to those seen in anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity and may suggest a ...
Muñoz M A - - 1996
Eruptions similar to those of lichen planus (LP) are associated with systemic diseases or have been induced by many drugs. Linear lesions as a Koebner effect are frequently found in LP but isolated long, narrow, linear lesions, which may extend the whole length of the limb, are rare though rather ...
Smith M T - - 1996
The scientific literature is replete with reports of cases of benzene-induced toxicity to the haematopoietic system. These mainly involve aplastic anaemia, the first cases of which were reported in 1897. At high level of benzene exposure (air concentration > 100 p.p.m.), the incidence of aplastic anaemia is approximately 1/100 individuals ...
Gardyn J - - 1995
We report a 20-year-old woman who developed heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) associated with devastating and fatal multiorgan thrombosis. The patient, her mother, and her brother were found to have resistance to activated protein C (APC), and the congenital thrombophilia in this family was verified by the finding of the Arg506 Gln ...
Joseph M M - - 1995
A healthy 3-year-old boy presented to our emergency department with sudden onset of abnormal movement. This patient had been treated for 2 days with conventional doses of an antihistamine/decongestant cold preparation for upper respiratory infection symptoms. The child was confused and restless, with posturing of limbs. Cranial nerve function was ...
Chvilicek J P - - 1995
Torsades de pointes (TP), an unique polymorphous type of ventricular tachycardia, is associated with either an acquired or congenitally prolonged QT interval. Several reports have demonstrated TP to follow an acquired prolonged QT interval secondary to chronic hypocalcaemia, hypomagnesaemia, or hypokalaemia. We report a rapid onset, acute extracellular hypokalaemia not ...
Bharucha K J - - 1995
A case of neuroleptic-induced adult-onset tardive tourettism is presented with video documentation. After prolonged neuroleptic therapy, the patient developed motor and vocal tics at 36 years of age. The tics were identical to those seen in childhood-onset Tourette's syndrome. These cases are rare and have been considered by some to ...
Hunt N - - 1995
Torsades de Pointes (TDP) is a potentially malignant ventricular arrhythmia that often has a drug-induced origin. Oral, but not intravenous, haloperidol has been generally associated with this arrhythmia. The authors detail three patient cases of TDP that occurred while the patients were receiving intravenous haloperidol. The authors discuss the known ...
Sachdev P - - 1995
The published case reports of clozapine-induced neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) are reviewed, to which the authors add three, and possibly four, new cases seen in Australia, occurring in and estimated 1,250 patients exposed to the drug. The review suggests that typical NMS does occur with clozapine and that its incidence ...
Macarri G - - 1995
A case of jaundice due to canalicular cholestasis during amiodarone therapy is reported. A definite diagnosis was attained by ultrastructural evidence of a phospholipidosis pattern, a characteristic amiodarone-induced injury. Jaundice occurred within the third month of therapy. Serum bilirubin levels continued to increase in the two weeks following drug withdrawal. ...
Abramson D C - - 1995
The author presents a case report where, following propofol sedation for a peribulbar block, sneezing was induced once the local anaesthetic needle was placed in the orbital cavity. The physiology of sneezing is discussed, as well as the pathophysiology of the ACHOO (Autosomal Dominant Compelling Helio-Ophthalmic Outburst) syndrome, an autosomal ...
Nanda A S - - 1995
Pheochromocytoma is a rare neuroendocrine tumor. We report a case of pheochromocytoma-induced cardiomyopathy in an 18-year old white female. A review of the literature indicated that this is the most dramatic reversal of pheochromocytoma cardiomyopathy reported. With aggressive medical management, there was complete recovery of the hemodynamic, echocardiographic, and electrocardiographic ...
Bremang J A - - 1995
We report the case of a 65-yr-old woman undergoing bronchoscopy for a lobular lesion who received thiopentone to induce anaesthesia that was maintained with sufentanil, vecuronium and isoflurane. She tolerated the procedure well initially, but developed eruptions about her face and fingers within 24 hr of anaesthesia. Treatment with flucinonide ...
Tsai G - - 1995
Although not universally accepted, evidence exists that clozapine treatment may be associated with neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS). To date, 10 cases of NMS associated with the use of clozapine have been reported in the literature. We report two more cases of NMS in patients on clozapine treatment and review the ...
Todd P - - 1995
We report the case of a 72-year-old male patient who developed a florid photosensitive eruption while on ranitidine therapy. Ultraviolet A sensitivity was detected by irradiation monochromator testing, suggesting drug-induced photosensitivity. Ranitidine was concluded to be the cause of his photosensitivity since the eruption resolved and the phototest abnormalities returned ...
Deol I - - 1995
Three cases of ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid (EDTA)-induced leukoagglutination noted on peripheral blood films are reported. Two cases of EDTA-induced agglutination of benign lymphocytes, and one case of EDTA-induced mature neutrophil satellitosis about immature neutrophil were observed. EDTA-induced agglutination of malignant lymphoid cells has been reported in blood films from patients ...
Grogan R - - 1995
Status epilepticus is a rare complication of conventional single-stimulus electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). We report a case of ECT-induced nonconvulsive generalized status epilepticus (NGS) that lasted 3.5 days. The patient showed regressed psychotic behavior coupled with waxing and waning mutism and unresponsiveness as well as subtle unilateral motor signs. The diagnosis ...
Matsumoto K - - 1995
BACKGROUND: Granuloma induced by silicone plate is rare. We present a case of silicone plate-induced granuloma in the sellar and suprasellar region confirmed by histologic examination at surgery. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 31-year-old woman suddenly complained of severe headache, polyuria, and visual disturbance 8 years and 9 months after an initial ...
August C - - 1995
Light microscopic and ultrastructural findings in patients suffering from chloroquine-induced cardiomyopathy are reviewed. Based on our own observations in an autopsy case, functional and morphological similarities between chloroquine effects and hereditary lysosomal storage diseases are discussed.
Cassidy L J - - 1995
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of probable ticlopidine-induced cholestatic hepatitis. CASE SUMMARY: A 76-year-old man with no known history of liver disease developed painless jaundice approximately 3 weeks after starting ticlopidine 250 mg bid. After ticlopidine was discontinued, the jaundice resolved and serum liver enzyme concentrations returned toward normal. A ...
Nguyen P - - 1995
The imputability of heparin in heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) was analysed retrospectively in the chart records of 86 cases documented by the Centre Regional de Pharmacovigilance (CRPV) of Reims-Champagne Ardenne over a period of 10 years. Considerable difficulties are encountered in evaluating the degree of imputability. Chronological criteria seem to ...
Delmas-Marsalet B - - 1995
Although the occurrence of skin lesions during long-term hydroxyurea therapy is well known, longitudinal melanonychia (LM) are more rarely described. In the present paper, we report four cases of LM associated with skin lesions induced by long-term daily hydroxyurea therapy (4 to 10 years), characterized by two uncommon aspects: late ...
Kruk J - - 1995
Respiratory dyskinesia is a common but under-recognized side effect of chronic neuroleptic administration. It manifests as irregular respiration, dyspnea, grunting or gasping, and abnormal chest or esophageal movements. It occurs almost exclusively in association with other tardive effects of neuroleptics, such as tardive dyskinesia and tardive akathisia. Complications of the ...
Kuechle M K MK Department of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN - - 1994
To identify patients examined in the Mayo Clinic Department of Dermatology whose pemphigus was attributable to an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor and to compare these cases with previously reported cases of drug-induced pemphigus. A retrospective review of medical records revealed two cases of captopril-induced pemphigus and one of enalapril-induced pemphigus. Our ...
Gerlach J - - 1994
Long-term experience with clozapine has shown that the agent has a motor and mental side effect profile that is distinct in many ways from classical neuroleptics. It can produce a parkinsonian-like bradykinesia and mild akathisia, but no rigidity and rarely tremor. In patients with tardive dyskinesia induced by other neuroleptics, ...
La Spina I - - 1994
We report a case of a patient with fever and intrahepatic cholestasis induced by carbamazepine (CBZ). This adverse reaction has been described in only a single case. We observed complete resolution of the hepatic damage once the agent was discontinued. CBZ rechallenge was followed by recurrence of all symptoms and ...
Meco G - - 1994
Permanent parkinsonism was observed in a man with chronic exposure to the fungicide maneb (manganese ethylene-bis-dithiocarbamate). Symptoms developed at 37 years of age, two years after exposure had ceased. To our knowledge, this is the second report on parkinsonism associated with exposure to maneb. Manganese is a well-known parkinsonigen toxin ...
Brewerton T D - - 1994
BACKGROUND: Hyponatremia has been reported to occur in approximately 5% of carbamazepine-treated patients who otherwise do well on that agent. Demeclocycline has been used in the treatment of hyponatremia of various etiologies including one case of carbamazepine-induced hyponatremia. METHOD: We extended these observations by studying the effects of demeclocycline on ...
Nabai H - - 1994
Chemically induced localized skin depigmentation is not a common observation. We report a case with localized skin depigmentation secondary to the rubber tag of a wrist splint.
Rodriguez L F - - 1994
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of benzocaine-induced inethemoglobinemia and present a review of the related literature. CASE REPORT: An 83-year-old man received benzocaine topical anesthesia 600 mg prior to intubation for resection of a thyroid adenoma. The patient became severely cyanotic after induction of anesthesia. After a negative workup for ...
Cree A K - - 1994
A case of a radiation-induced osteochondroma occurring in the posterior elements of the L3 vertebra in a 29-year-old woman is reported. At age 16 months, the patient was treated for an abdominal neuroblastoma. There were also radiation changes affecting the spine, ribs, and ilium. The lesion was excised "en bloc" ...
Prabhu S S - - 1994
Muslin wrapping of intracranial aneurysms has been used for many years, but muslin-induced optochiasmal arachnoiditis was first reported only in 1978, as a complication with catastrophic loss of vision. In this study of 54 cases wrapped with muslin over the last six years, two cases of optochiasmal arachnoiditis occurred. Three ...
Tachibana S - - 1994
The Japanese Air Self Defense Force has been conducting high-G training to enhance the +Gz tolerance of F-15 and F-4 fighter pilots since 1981. All the trainees have received ECG monitoring during the +Gz stress, both for safety and for medical evaluation. Various arrhythmias have been found previously, but most ...
Pratter M R - - 1993
We undertook a prospective study of bronchoprovocation challenge (BPC) to look at issues of safety and reversibility of bronchospasm and symptoms induced by BPC. Over a 14-month interval, we documented 62 consecutive cases of bronchial hyperresponsiveness. During BPC, there was a statistically significant but clinically modest increase in both cough ...
Ryd L - - 1993
Micromotion of the tibial component was studied in ten cases of successful arthroplasty for gonarthrosis using the Miller-Galante total knee prosthesis with roentgen stereophotogrammetric analysis (RSA). In six of seven cases, there was a mean of 0.6-mm migration during the first year. Most of this migration occurred as tilt and ...
Drakos P - - 1993
A case of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and skin necrosis induced by coumarin is reported in a 58-year-old female patient suffering from metastatic breast adenocarcinoma and deep vein thrombosis. The thrombosis resolved after treatment with low molecular weight heparin and the thrombocytopenia recovered within a few days. The occurrence of both these ...
Gaughan W J - - 1993
Although acute interstitial nephritis has been well described with the histamine H2-receptor antagonist cimetidine, we found only one previous case report of ranitidine-induced interstitial nephritis in the literature. We describe an additional patient who developed acute interstitial nephritis after taking ranitidine. Electron microscopy showed focal fusion of the epithelial cell ...
Innocenzi D - - 1993
A 39-year-old woman is reported who developed numerous confluent yellowish semitranslucent papules of the face over 8 months. The patient habitually exposed herself to UVA-radiation twice a week for 7 years for aesthetic reasons. Histological, histochemical and immunohistochemical examinations were consistent with the diagnosis of adult colloid milium. A review ...
Sacristán J A - - 1993
OBJECTIVE: To report 11 cases of possible erythromycin-induced hearing loss and to review all cases reported in the literature. CASE SUMMARY: In the 11 cases reported, the following are reviewed: age, gender, time to onset of and recovery from hypoacusis in relation to erythromycin administration, presence or absence of renal ...
Mani S - - 1993
Pentamidine isethionate has been associated with ventricular tachyarrhythmias, including torsade de pointes. This article reports two cases of this complication and reviews all reported cases to date. Pentamidine-induced torsade de pointes may be related to serum magnesium levels and hypomagnesemia may synergistically induce torsade. Torsade de pointes occurred after an ...
Chuang L C - - 1993
OBJECTIVE: To describe a possible case of procainamide-induced intrahepatic cholestatic jaundice that was recognized six weeks after the initiation of procainamide therapy and to summarize the five previously reported cases. CASE SUMMARY: A 77-year-old woman with a history of hypertension, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, temporal arteritis, and Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome who had ...
Hoffman R S - - 1993
Illicit use of cocaine has been associated with adverse vascular events involving most organ systems. A case report of a 30-year-old female with acute, bilateral loss of vision after smoking "crack" cocaine is presented. Other adverse ocular manifestations of cocaine use, and the differential diagnosis of toxin-induced blindness are presented.
Durosinmi M A - - 1993
A five-year prospective study of chloramphenicol induced aplastic anaemia in Nigerians was undertaken. Five proven cases were seen, representing 45.5% of all cases of aplastic anaemia diagnosed during the period of study and 1.0 cases per year. Chloramphenicol induced aplastic anaemia is rare (only 0.002% of all new non-obstetric patients ...
Giannakopoulos X - - 1992
A case of interstitial cystitis in a patient with a 5-year history treated by intravesical instillations of Lidocaine is reported. The repeated treatment relieved the patient from her pain and induced a potent anti-inflammatory effect on the bladder wall. The concentrations of plasma Lidocaine were between 1.4 and 1.1 mg/ml. ...
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