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Sugden Steven G - - 2006
The authors describe a neurodevelopmentally relevant, clinically derived model for understanding and treating aggressive behavior in youth. Based on case experience and literature review, the authors divide aggressive behavior into five symptomatic domains with respective neurobiological/neurodevelopmental underpinnings. These five symptom domains (impulsivity, affective instability, anxious/hyperarousal, cognitive disorganization, and predatory aggression) ...
Lloret Lorena - - 2005
Case 1. This is believed to be the first report of acupuncture treatment for traumatic radial nerve paralysis in a wild fox. From the first treatment, improvement in the range of mobility and sensation of the limb was evident. Additionally, the attitude of this wild animal changed from fear and ...
Dallan I - - 2005
Drop attacks represent a significant problem during the natural course of Meniere's disease. They are characterized by a sudden fall to the ground without loss of consciousness. Diagnosis is clinical and based on the typical description of the patient. Involvement of vertical canal is possible during Meniere's disease and also ...
Lee Sao Bing - - 2005
Case report: Infectious keratitis after laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) is a rare complication that may be challenging to diagnose and treat. We discuss some of the reasons for difficulties diagnosing postoperative atypical or nontuberculous mycobacterial infection and establishing an effective treatment, with reference to reports of comparative antibacterial activity ...
Glaisyer Hilary - - 2005
We report our experience of three cases of intraoperative pneumothorax in neonatal surgical patients. Following a review of the literature, we discuss possible causes for each case and methods of treatment. We emphasize the need for inclusion of pneumothorax as a cause for cardiorespiratory instability even when no predisposition is ...
Asprella Libonati G - - 2005
A new strategy for the diagnosis and treatment both of geotropic and apogeotropic Lateral Semicircular Canal Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo is proposed. To this end, a new strategy of approach to Lateral Semicircular Canal Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo is described in order to rapidly highlight both the side and the ...
Solero P - - 2005
Although there are numerous publications in the literature describing the wide range of diagnosis, classifications and treatment of malformations of the hearing apparatus, even more variations can be found in clinical practice. Indeed, each individual case is unique as far as concerns pathogenesis, clinical course and treatment. The case reported ...
LaFrance W Curt WC - - 2005
The literature on treatment of psychological nonepileptic seizures (NES) is limited, marked by a number of case reports and anecdotal approaches to this difficult-to-treat population. A recent review of the NES treatment literature revealed 20 reports dealing with NES treatment. The majority of the reports were class IV studies. Since ...
Mears Tim - - 2005
This case report concerns the treatment of post viral fatigue (chronic fatigue syndrome) with electroacupuncture. This condition is particularly difficult to treat whether using conventional or complementary therapy. Whilst the treatment did not cure the patient, it appears to have facilitated her return to work and markedly improved her symptoms. ...
Boettger Soenke - - 2005
OBJECTIVES: To review the existing literature of atypical antipsychotics in the treatment of delirium and make recommendations regarding their use in the treatment of delirium. METHODS: I conducted a literature search in Pubmed, Psychlit, and Embase for studies using atypical antipsychotics in the treatment of delirium. In the absence of ...
Snijders-Keilholz A - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) of the cervix uteri is extremely rare. Between 1987 and 2002, there have been eight cases described in the English literature. The treatment policies in these eight cases differed considerably, partly due to the rarity of the disease and to differing time periods of ...
Fabiano Jude A - - 2005
A variety of pathologic conditions can cause orofacial pain. Establishing the etiology of the pain is key to providing appropriate treatment. Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a relatively uncommon condition and can present a diagnostic challenge to even the experienced dental practitioner. The authors discuss two cases of TN that exhibited ...
Ibach B - - 2005
Recently the metal chelator clioquinol (CQ) has been suggested as a possible option for treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD). We report two patients with early onset of AD [one with a mutant amyloid-precursor-protein (APP) gene] who received long-term treatment with CQ. In both cases focally augmented cerebral glucose metabolism and ...
Zaman Faisel M - - 2005
Glucocorticosteroid injections into the shoulder are commonly used in the treatment of rotator cuff tendinitis. These injections rarely result in any serious complications and are generally considered a safe therapeutic intervention. Despite the extensive application of this treatment, there have been no reports of dysphonia occurring after corticosteroid injection into ...
Ozdemir M Hakan - - 2005
OBJECTIVES: Doctors can face punitive and legal consequences if patients are not satisfied with the medical treatment. The purpose of this study is to provide a database for dental malpractice cases in Turkey. METHODS: This study is based on the decisions of High Health Council (HHC) in medical malpractice cases. ...
Dean Jeffrey A - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To determine how many of the orthodontic cases covered by Indiana Medicaid between 1999-2001 would be classified pretreatment as having a malocclusion severe enough to warrant treatment. METHODS: Six examiners were trained and then paired together to examine 249 patient orthodontic case records, consisting either of pre-treatment photographs only, ...
Wojtyna Wojciech - - 2004
We report the case of a 59-year-old man with a new 3 degrees AV block with a history of psoriasis. After implantation of a definitive DDDR pacemaker, the patient reported a transdermal self-medication with an extract of Nerium oleander for the treatment of his psoriasis. The pharmacological, epidemiological, and clinical ...
Dave R - - 2004
Three cases of extensive congenital melanocytic naevi were treated with a combined approach using a ultrapulse carbon dioxide laser and a Nd Yag laser within 1 year of birth. The naevi were substantially depigmented and this result has been maintained for up to 36 months following treatment. The condition, treatment ...
Singh Sumit - - 2005
Involvement of the brain by neurotropic, dematiaceous fungi namely Cladosporium bantianum is extremely rare. The disease is very resistant to treatment and prone for frequent relapses despite treatment with amphotericin B and flucytosine, the drugs of choice for the infection. Surgery is often required for resection of the fungal granuloma. ...
Doyle Karen Jo - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: To review published literature regarding the use of intratympanic steroids in the treatment of Meniere's disease and sudden sensorineural hearing loss and to make recommendations regarding their use based on the literature review. DATA SOURCES: Literature review from 1996 to 2003, PubMed, Medline Plus, and Web of Science. STUDY ...
Woehlck Harvey - - 2004
Mesenteric traction may be necessary for surgical exposure during colonic or aortic surgery. Traction on the mesentery releases prostacyclin, producing variable degrees of hypotension. Numerous cases of severe, life-threatening hypotension have been reported. The published literature suggests that treatment of severe hypotension from mesenteric traction with routine doses of vasoconstrictors ...
Sivanandan Ranjiv - - 2004
Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common soft tissue sarcoma in childhood, the majority of which are of the embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma (ER) variety. Present day treatment protocols involve a combination of aggressive surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma of the larynx is rare and unlike ER of other regions exhibits excellent ...
Kinuya Seigo - - 2004
We experienced a case with Graves' disease in which radioiodine treatment failed probably because of intentional spitting out of capsules of radioactive iodide. Chemical analysis of the substances collected from the trash in the treatment room demonstrated that its profile was the same as that of the capsules for radioiodine ...
O'Dwyer J J - - 2004
This paper describes the orthodontic treatment of 2 cases that were presented by the winner of the William Houston Medal of the MOrth of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh at the June 2003 diet of the examination. The cases were also successful presented for the British Orthodontic Society ...
Bandow Grace D - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Narrow-Band radiation (NB-UVB) is a relatively new treatment modality for psoriasis and many practitioners may be unaware of its effectiveness and applications. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to review the literature and compare NB-UVB to both broad-band ultraviolet B radiation (BB-UVB) and psoralen plus ultraviolet A radiation ...
Joshua A M - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Both preclinical data and case reports support the use of taxanes for high-risk metastatic choriocarcinoma. CASE: We report the case of a 31-year-old with metastatic choriocarcinoma who required 3rd-line treatment with a paclitaxel-cisplatin-based regimen. She achieved a complete response and remains relapse-free 21 months after her last dose of ...
Planer David - - 2004
We present a case of a 21-year-old woman suffering from diffuse large B-cell lymphoma who developed acute anterior uveitis shortly after completing chemotherapeutic course with HYPER-CVAD protocol (cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and dexamethasone) alternating with methotrexate and high-dose cytosine-arabinoside (HIDAC), with poor adherence to recommended prophylactic treatment with saline eye drops. ...
Chandra D - - 2004
This report describes a case of fatal haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) developing in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) during induction chemotherapy. The aetiology in this case is uncertain but it may have resulted from treatment with L-asparaginase or vincristine. The possibility of HUS during induction chemotherapy for ALL ...
Tasca Razvan Alexandru - - 2004
A case of a seven-week-old baby who presented with a capillary haemangioma of the nasal cavity is presented. We describe a novel treatment modality and provide a literature review of head and neck capillary haemangioma in the paediatric population. Capillary haemangioma of the nasal cavity and our treatment option has ...
Smith Richard J H - - 2004
Lymphatic malformations are rare forms of vascular anomalies. They are most frequently diagnosed at birth and most often occur in the head and neck area. Their treatment continues to be challenging, and treatment methods continue to evolve. In this article, the embryology of the lymphatic system is reviewed, and the ...
Castillo Ivan G - - 2004
PURPOSE: To report a new treatment for acquired periodic alternating nystagmus in which medical therapy with baclofen was not tolerated. DESIGN: Interventional case report and literature review. INTERVENTION: Simultaneous adjustable bilateral retroequatorial horizontal rectus muscle recessions. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Ocular alignment and ocular motility recordings. RESULTS: A 30-year-old man had ...
Pandya Mayur - - 2004
Prompt identification of cases of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS) pose a diagnostic and treatment challenge. Three hospital cases of neuroleptic toxicity were reviewed and compared across five published diagnostic criteria sets for NMS. Of these criteria sets, only Levenson's criteria led to the detection of NMS in two out of ...
Charfi Fatma - - 2004
We report the case of a 17-year-old-boy with schizophrenia who developed tardive dystonia after 9 months of treatment with olanzapine. This case and the relevant literature show that when neuroleptic treatment is indicated, switching to another atypical neuroleptic might be helpful for both tardive dystonia and schizophrenia. In such a ...
Lin Timothy J - - 2003
OBJECTIVE: To report 2 cases of the uncommonly seen diagnosis of psychogenic intractable sneezing, to review the clinical presentation, workup, and various previous treatment modalities, and to present a unique method of treatment. DATA SOURCES: The literature was reviewed using a MEDLINE search of the following keywords: psychogenic intractable sneezing, ...
Abgueguen P - - 2003
Presented here is an outbreak of nine cases of type B botulism that occurred in France in 2000 followed by a review of the relevant literature. The outbreak resulted from the consumption of home-canned asparagus and required the intubation of six patients. Despite complications, all patients recovered completely. Specific antitoxin ...
Kobayashi Shigeto - - 2003
Pranlukast is a cysteinyl leukotriene receptor I antagonist (LTRAs) approved for treatment of asthma in Japan since 1995. Compared to other LTRAs, such as zafilukast and montelukast, only few cases with Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) have been reported in association with treatment with pranlukast. We describe a 17-year-old Japanese male patient ...
Feeney G F X - - 2003
In May 2002 Buprenorphine (Subutex) was listed on the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Schedule for treatment in opioid dependence. In addition to broadening treatment options, buprenorphine has the advantage of an improved safety profile. The risk of overdose is lessened but other risks remain due to diversion. French experience reports widespread ...
Ayers K M S - - 2003
This case report describes a simple treatment used to correct an anterior crossbite in a child with autism. A review of autism and the treatment of simple anterior crossbite are given. It is possible for children with special needs to be managed in the general practice setting, although treatment plans ...
Ryu Jeong-Seon - - 2003
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) caused by adenovirus is a rare event in healthy adults, especially in non- military settings. Although treatment with intravenous ribavirin has been reported, supportive care, including mechanical ventilation, is known to be the main stay in the treatment of ARDS caused by adenovirus, with high-dose ...
Hunt Jeremy A - - 2003
The wide variety of craniofacial malformations makes classification difficult. A simple classification system allows an overview of the current understanding of the causes, assessments, and treatments of the most frequently encountered craniofacial anomalies. Facial clefts and encephaloceles are reviewed with respect to their diverse causes, pathogenesis, anatomical features, and treatments. ...
Leelahanon Sonthakit - - 2003
BACKGROUND: Chylothorax is a rare but serious condition with a high rate of morbidity that may lead to death. It may be spontaneous or a complication of cardiac surgery. Treatment of this potentially harmful condition is not well established and may comprise dietary interventions. In order to avoid surgery, somatostatin ...
Suzuki Yasuhiro - - 2003
Three cases of subclavian steal syndrome were detected by duplex Doppler ultrasonography. Ultrasonography demonstrated retrograde flow with to-and-fro pattern in the right vertebral artery in two cases, and reflux with diastolic flow deceleration in one case. Interventional treatment with stenting was successfully performed in two cases and conservative treatment was ...
Ercan Eyüp Sabri - - 2003
This case report presents a severe case of anorexia nervosa in a 15-year-old female adolescent. The patient suffered from extreme weight loss and agitation that required hospitalization in the Intensive Care Unit. The initial treatment consisted of fluoxetine management. Marked improvements, both in weight and psychological adjustment, were observed with ...
Efron Philip A - - 2003
Sand aspiration is a rare but life-threatening event that occurs in the pediatric and adult populations after cave-ins or near drownings. We report the case of a 10-year-old boy who suffered from aspiration of particulate matter after being buried in sand. In addition, we performed a literature review regarding similar ...
Green James A - - 2003
Beginning with Freud and briefly reviewing some contemporary approaches to the treatment of gay men, this paper explores theoretical attempts to understand and explain homosexuality. The author finds covert and not-so-covert remnants of pathologizing in most theoretical approaches that contribute to the phenomenon of being hidden even in psychoanalysis. Further, ...
Tvaryanas Anthony P - - 2003
An aviator presented with visual changes which proved to be chorioretinitis due to toxoplasmosis. The evaluation, treatment, and aeromedical disposition of this pilot are discussed.
Morris D O - - 2003
This paper describes the clinical orthodontic treatment of the three cases that were awarded the 1999 Forestadent Young Specialist Prize. There are two Class II division 1 cases treated by different treatment modalities and a Class II division 2 case complicated by a palatally ectopic maxillary canine. These case reports ...
Keiser Paul B - - 2003
Treatment of neurocysticercosis with larvicidal agents is commonly complicated by seizures and transient neurologic deficits as a result of the host immune response to dying cysts. We report a case in which treatment with high-dose praziquantel resulted in prolonged perilesional edema requiring use of corticosteroids and corticosteroid-sparing agents for >1 ...
Newnham Helen - - 2003
This article examines the right of pregnant women to determine what will happen to their own bodies and whether their right to autonomy is absolute when refusing treatment which may be consider in their best interests and/or their fetuses'. A theoretical framework is used supported by relevant legal cases to ...
Alam Murad - - 2003
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Nonablative laser and light treatments have largely replaced ablative laser therapy in clinical use for the improvement of the visible signs of cutaneous photoaging, including rhytides, vascular lesions, and pigmentation. However, the mechanisms underlying the reported clinical efficacy of nonablative treatments are not well-understood. The purpose of ...
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