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Cavenar J O JO - - 1978
The literature concerning anniversary reactions is reviewed. Five cases seen by various medical specialists for physical complaints, and subsequently referred for psychiatric evaluation are presented. Each case was felt to represent an anniversary reaction. The necessity of considering the possibility of an anniversary reaction, when the genesis of a complaint ...
Wahlberg J E - - 1977
In 25 consecutive cases of chromium contact allergy we have made four parallel serial dilution tests and irradiated three of the test rows, two with solar-spectrum-like radiation from a 150 W Xenon lamp (4/5 MED and 4 MED) and one row with long-wave ultraviolet radiation (blacklight) alone. Comparing an unirradiated ...
Matthews M D - - 1977
A case history is presented of a woman who developed very severe bronchospasm, hypotension, "lobster-red" erythema and later angio edema of the head and neck after induction of anaesthesia for caesarean section. Intradermal testing at a later date, showed immediate-type sensitivity to suxamethonium. Reference is made to the other few ...
Riobueno C J - - 1977
As a follow-up of a preliminary trial, the therapeutic results obtained in 40 cases of acute and chronic dermatitis by the topical application of 10-undecen-1-yl-pseudothiourea hydroiodide (AHR-1911) in an evanescent vehicle containing triethanolamine stearate are presented. The treatment led to complete remission in 14/40 and to favorable results in 18/40 ...
Leaverton D R - - 1977
A case report of monocular hysterical blindness, a rare form of childhood conversion reaction, is presented. A brief description of the treatment is included, which utilized a team approach and short-term management. An attempt is made to compare this patient's motivation with other cases of conversion reactions and to identify ...
Davis D I - - 1976
This is a hypothesis-seeking case study. It is the product of naturalistic research on one asthmatic patient seen 212 times in individual psychotherapy over a period of 32 months. Both retrospective and prospective data were gathered, the prospective phase beginning about halfway into the therapy. Clinical vignettes are cited from ...
Schriver W R - - 1976
A review of the literature indicates that an allergic response to stainless steel is rare, although nickel is a common allergen and is encountered continually in daily life. An allergic reaction could occur at a most inopportune time. Rational approaches in management of an allergic response to stainless steel appear ...
Cunningham A S - - 1976
A case of hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to doves is reported and compared with other cases due to dove or pigeon antigens reported in children. The diagnosis is substantiated by the presence of precipitating antibody to dove and pigeon serum, clinical improvement after contact with the doves was broken, and a ...
Horio T - - 1976
A 52-year-old man developed contact and photoallergic dermatitis caused by diphenhydramine hydrochloride as well as contact dermatitis from paraphenylenediamine. The diphenhydramine photoallergy was elicited by long-wave ultraviolet light. The action spectrum differs from that noted in a recent report in which wavelengths shorter than 320 nm were responsible for eliciting ...
Calnan C D - - 1976
Six patients are reported who had an allergic contact dermatitis from the use of a proprietary antiseptic ointment containing oil of cinnamon. Three were positive and three negative to balsam of Peru; two of these and one other also reacted to cinnamic aldehyde. The history and usage of cinnamon is ...
Woods B - - 1976
Eighty-three cases of dermatitis caused by wood or sawdust have been seen at St John's Hospital for Dieases of the Skin, London, in the last 20 years. The clinical details and results of patch tests are reported. The literature on dermatitis, mucosal irritation, asthma and other toxic effects of woods ...
Herzog A - - 1976
The literature on postpartum psychoses is reviewed. Clinical similarities and differences between patients with postpartum psychoses and those with nonpuerperal psychoses are described. The psychological and physiological precipitants of postpartum psychoses are discussed and a stress summation theory is proposed to explain the etiology of these reactions. Treatment considerations and ...
Khan Z U - - 1976
A study of 46 cases of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis has been presented with special reference to laboratory aspects. Episodic airways obstruction and dual skin reaction to aspergillin were present in all the cases. Furthermore, there were pulmonary infiltrations in 91.1%, blood eosinophilia in 80.4%, precipitins in 91.3%, and sputum cultures ...
Piggott L R - - 1975
The case findings of thirty-three children given a diagnosis of psychosis during hospitalization in the '50s and '60s were reviewed and rediagnosed in 1973. Childhood schizophrenia was the original diagnosis in 58% of the cases but was the rediagnosis in only 18% of those same cases. Chronic brain syndrome with ...
Clayman C B - - 1975
The introduction of dinoprost tromethamine (Prostin F2 Alpha) as an abortifacient in the second trimester of pregnancy represents the first clinical use of a prostaglandin. Various synthetic analogues of the naturally occurring derivatives are being employed investigationally in the treatment of peptic ulcer, hypertension, asthma, and hypercalcemia. In the United ...
Rhoades R B - - 1975
Two South American species of the fire ant group, Solenopsis richteri and Solenopsis invicta, now occupy more than 150 million acres in 13 southern states and cause systemic allergic reactions to their stings. We report 49 cases of such reactions with case reports and documentation. Specificity of the sting was ...
Christensen O B - - 1975
A clinical study was performed in 66 female patients with hand eczema and contact allergy to nickel. They were drawn from a basic material of 165 patients with nickel allergy in which hand eczema occurred in 86 cases (52%). The hand eczema started at an average age of 32 years ...
Bradberry J C - - 1975
A case of a 23-year old black female admitted for treatment of an acute psychotic episode 48 hours after being treated with i.m. procaine penicillin G is reported. Literature reports of nonallergic psychotic responses to i.m. injections of aqueous procaine penicillin G are reviewed. Possible mechanisms for the reaction are ...
Brodkin R H - - 1965
A search of the literature has not revealed any reports of allergic eczematous contact dermatitis due to the topical application of vitamin E. A case of contact allergy to synthetically produced alpha-tocopherol is herein reported. It is felt that this is a rare event in view of the fact that ...
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