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Buchmann T - - 1999
Despite a low incidence of botulism in the industrialized world some cases occasionally occur in Germany after eating contaminated food. Because botulism is rarely seen, most physicians are unfamiliar with its early recognition and treatment. However, immediate intensive care treatment is important. We report the case of a previously healthy ...
Ramos L M - - 1999
OBJECTIVES: Vascular anomalies in the urogenital tract are very rare and those located in glans penis are the most uncommon. There is some controversy concerning their nomenclature, diagnosis and treatment. We present an analysis of our experience and a critical review of the literature. METHODS: Three cases of vascular lesions ...
Hall J A - - 1999
The Iowa Case Management Project (ICMP) was developed to evaluate the effectiveness of a comprehensive, solution-focused model of case management with rural clients in drug abuse treatment. For this preliminary report, 483 clients who were admitted to residential or outpatient treatment at a local facility volunteered to participate and were ...
Naeyaert J M - - 1999
This paper reflects the consensus reached among Belgian professors of dermatology on the place of cyclosporin (CsA) in the treatment of atopic dermatitis (AD). Existing therapeutic modalities and ways to evaluate efficacy of treatment are reviewed briefly. Based on data from the literature and personal experience, guidelines for the use ...
Farrell S E - - 1999
Minoxidil is a potent arterial vasodilator used in the treatment of hypertension. A side effect, hypertrichosis, has prompted the marketing of a topical preparation, Rogaine, for the treatment of male-pattern baldness. Recently, a 5% solution of minoxidil became available over-the-counter as Rogaine Extra Strength For Men Hair Regrowth Treatment. We ...
Rashid H I - - 1998
Primary palmar hyperhidrosis is a disabling disorder that starts in childhood and causes physical and psychological inconvenience. Conservative treatment is not effective in severe cases. Thoracoscopic sympathectomy is the treatment of choice. It is a safe minimally invasive procedure with good results. There are few reports in the UK regarding ...
Bristot R - - 1998
The most frequent type of cerebellar astrocytoma in children is the pilocytic variety, for which the treatment of choice and prognosis are now well established. In contrast, an anaplastic lesion in this site is extremely rare. The authors present four cases of high-grade astrocytoma in a cerebellar site. They discuss ...
Anderegg C R - - 1998
This case report uses a resin-ionomer restoration as a barrier in the treatment of a Class III furcation defect. There was a reduction in tooth mobility and plaque count, no bleeding on probing, and a decrease in probing depth with the use of the resin ionomer. The study offers another ...
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No Abstract Copyright 1998 The Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour.
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Copyright 1998 The Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour.
Lee M W - - 1998
We report the case of a 31-year-old woman with a rare presentation of syringoma resembling confluent and reticulated papillomatosis of Gougerot-Carteaud. The lesions have been unresponsive to treatment with topical steroids and retinoic acid.
Weightman W - - 1998
Atrophoderma vermiculatum (AV) is a rare disorder leading to reticular or honeycomb scarring of the face and responding poorly to treatment. A case is now presented of the successful induction of remission in the inflammatory component of the disease following a prolonged course of isotretinoin; improvement was then maintained after ...
Kucera K A - - 1998
One of the most difficult issues a case manager has to deal with is how to stay knowledgeable and current in the face of rapidly changing medical advances. As treatment protocols for diseases change, so must the case management plans for clients. In the case of HIV/AIDS, this is especially ...
Gripp S - - 1998
BACKGROUND: Experience in the treatment of laryngeal chondrosarcoma is based on about 250 cases reported to date. The standard therapy is conservative surgery. Radiotherapy has universally been regarded as ineffective in the treatment of this disease. METHODS: A patient with a laryngeal chondrosarcoma was observed for 11 years after radical ...
Méndez-Fernández M A - - 1997
A case of persistent solid facial edema is presented to illustrate and discuss this rare, poorly understood condition. It is most frequently a sequela of acne vulgaris, but it can also be caused by other congenital, infectious, and inflammatory processes. This entity is notoriously difficult to treat. Many therapeutic modalities ...
Clavel A - - 1997
A 58-year-old man who was very fond of eating raw fish and had not left Zaragoza Province in Spain in the last 20 years excreted a short chain of gravid proglottids. Treatment with 50 mg/kg of paromomycin sulfate was divided into three doses, all given within the same day, followed ...
Spahl T J - - 1997
For over a century the complete and long term retention of orthodontic treatment results has been the "Achilles heel" of the orthodontic discipline, regardless of which particular technique was used to treat a given case nor which treatment philosophy spawned its methods. Yes, there are some cases that appear on ...
Dubousset J - - 1997
The treatment of spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis in children depends on the severity of clinical symptoms, pathologic anatomy, and prognosis. Simple spondylolysis can be cured by immobilization alone in selected cases, or by surgery when it remains symptomatic and resistant to nonoperative treatment. The majority of cases are asymptomatic and require ...
Crutchfield C E CE - - 1997
Psoriasis is a common condition which, at times, can be difficult to treat. Patients with psoriasis face many social challenges and can suffer a great deal with their disease. As a result, any new topical agent is a welcomed addition to our therapeutic armamentarium. We present here a report of ...
Becker A - - 1997
Over several decades, occasional reports of dental treatment provided by an individual practitioner to patients suffering with cleidocranial dysplasia have appeared in the literature. In the past, the main treatment was prosthetic replacement. Orthodontic treatment has only recently been considered as a serious treatment option, with success being described in ...
Zadra A L - - 1997
BACKGROUND: Lucid dreams occur when a person becomes aware that he or she is dreaming while still in the dream state. Previous reports on the use of lucid dreaming in the treatment of nightmares do not contain adequate baseline data, follow-up data, or both. METHODS: A treatment of recurrent nightmares ...
Ellitsgaard V - - 1997
Excess scarring caused by pathologically overabundant collagen deposition is a problem known by all surgeons. Such complications to wound healing known as hypertrophic scars and keloids might turn out aesthetically unacceptable to the patient and some scars might even cause anatomic dysfunction. Reviewing the literature in planning a strategy of ...
Romero Maroto M - - 1997
Two Class III cases are described which are treated first during childhood with orthopedics and later by a second stage with orthodontics using bonded braces. One case was treated solely with a chin cup and the other with a chin cup, disjunction and anterior traction. Profile and occlusion changes are ...
Nakaya M - - 1997
Delusional repetitiveness as a peculiar form of delusional remembrance is very rare in the literature and has not been considered in detail. the author presents a schizophrenic case with delusional repetitiveness and considers its features and meaning in treatment. The patient's feelings about a deadlock in treatment were substantiated in ...
Lim K F - - 1996
Proper management of a malocclusion relies on a basic understanding of the development of the dentition and the craniofacial complex. Diagnosis should only be formulated after all the relevant diagnostic records, including clinical examination and history, are reviewed. Armed with this information, the dentist forms the treatment plan. The mere ...
Merigian K S - - 1996
The brown recluse spider in commonly found throughout the midsouth region of the United States. Bites from the brown recluse occur when the spider is trapped in clothing or its nest is otherwise disturbed. The bite may be undetected by the patient until hours or days later when a characteristic ...
Muraro G B - - 1996
OBJECTIVE: We report a rare case of paraffinoma of penis. A one-stage surgical treatment achieved optimal aesthetic and functional results. METHODS: We evaluated a 32-year-old man who self injected paraffin into his penis to facilitate erection and increase potency. After two months of paraffin oil injection, sclerosis and retraction produced ...
Smith L J - - 1996
Problems such as encopresis are perceived as "normal' for some populations. For example, within the field of learning disability, little serious study has been devoted to either prevalence or aetiology of encopresis. Treatment issues have been obscured by problems of definition and aetiology. Treatment reports are rare despite the apparent ...
Achauer B M - - 1996
This case report details the successful treatment of extensive, facial traumatic tattooing in an adult male. The Q-switched ruby laser was utilized. It is demonstrated to be an excellent tool for the treatment of traumatic tattooing. The results achieved are superior to other methods and complications reported with other treatment ...
Shockledge R - - 1996
Ideally gingival degloving following a traumatic episode should be treated as soon as possible by repositioning the displaced gingivae and mucosa. The cases reported are of degloving in the primary and permanent dentition. In both cases immediate assistance was sought from health professionals but no treatment was offered. The delay ...
van Spronsen D J - - 1996
We describe a patient with severe symptomatic thrombocytopenia and haemolytic anaemia caused by cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection. As far as we know, this is the second case in the literature. Treatment with ganciclovir seemed to be more effective for thrombocytopenia than treatment with corticosteroids. The hypothetical mechanisms leading to thrombocytopenia and ...
Rodríguez-Pla A - - 1996
We report the case of a 61-year-old woman who presented bilateral blindness at the age of nineteen. Although she did not receive any treatment, she did not present any other symptoms through 40 years of follow-up. After reviewing the literature, we have not found any case of bilateral blindness as ...
Yang S P - - 1995
Lymphocutaneous sporotrichosis and chromoblastomycosis are subcutaneous mycoses caused by traumatic implantation of the fungus into the skin. Medical treatments for chromoblastomycosis has been disappointing, while lymphocutaneous sporotrichosis usually responds well to iodides. Here we present a case of chromomycosis and a case of lymphocutaneous sporotrichosis. Both patients were treated successfully ...
Harvey R J - - 1995
The case of a 20 year old autistic woman with disabling repetitive behaviour that responded dramatically to treatment with fluvoxamine is reported. The connection between repetitive symptoms in autism and obsessive-compulsive disorder is considered, and the need for further evaluation of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in autism is discussed.
Hoasjoe D K - - 1995
Rhinophyma is an uncommon condition that often results in both functional as well as cosmetic impairment. Different treatment modalities have been devised, with varying degrees of success. A review of the pathophysiology of this condition, together with the authors' experience in managing 76 cases utilizing six different treatment methods, is ...
Moisseiev J - - 1995
OBJECTIVE: To determine the percent of cases with all primary forms of exudative age-related macular degeneration that are eligible for treatment by the Macular Photocoagulation Study (MPS) guidelines in a retina clinic serving both as a primary care center and as a referral center. DESIGN: Fluorescein angiograms of patients with ...
Hawkins J M - - 1995
OBJECTIVE: The authors reviewed the recent literature regarding the treatment of catatonia as a syndrome of multiple etiologies. Given the historical and clinical association of catatonia with schizophrenia, the authors' examined the assumption that the first-line treatment of catatonia is antipsychotic medication. METHODS: Articles published between January 1, 1985 and ...
Danesh I S - - 1995
Clinical infection with Trichomonas vaginalis (T. vaginalis) in the neonate is an unusual occurrence. We present a case of T. vaginalis in a 2-week-old girl with vaginal discharge. Our patient had complete resolution of symptoms after treatment with metronidazole. We found few references in the medical literature on the treatment ...
Tigaran S - - 1994
INTRODUCTION-The aim of this case report is to present a 15-year follow-up of a patient with phenytoin (PHT) intoxication with unilateral gingival hyperplasia (GH). MATERIAL AND METHODS-A 50-year-old woman was followed-up for 15 years clinically and paraclinically after a heavy PHT intoxication. Her immunoglobulins in serum were checked on PHT ...
Green A I - - 1994
BACKGROUND: Some candidates for clozapine treatment may be unable to be given the drug. They may be so severely ill that they cannot or will not ingest a pill; their psychosis may have so compromised their physical status that use of clozapine, which produces a broad range of side effects, ...
Enderlin G - - 1994
Because of the recent lack of availability of streptomycin--currently considered the drug of choice for the treatment of tularemia--we reviewed the literature on alternative drugs that have been used for this purpose. In addition, we reviewed data on the in vitro susceptibility of Francisella tularensis to a wide variety of ...
Kai S - - 1994
The following is a case report of occlusal treatment for involuntary mandibular movement occurring in a 79-year old woman. This was diagnosed as sulpiride-induced tardive dyskinesia. The patient had been treated with sulpiride to improve gastrointestinal symptoms for five years until the onset of involuntary mandibular movement. The involuntary movement ...
Yen H L - - 1994
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) can be precipitated by a variety of events. We report two cases of RSD in hemiplegic patients detected within three months of the cerebrovascular accidents. Diagnosis of RSD was based upon clinical and scintigraphic findings. Management included elevation, range of movement of the affected joints and ...
Chung Y M - - 1994
We experienced a 63-year-old male with a typical finding of endogenous Candida endophthalmitis. Candida albicans was cultured from the vitreous tapping. The patient received oral fluconazole treatment and the symptom improved. In this report, the clinical manifestations of endogenous Candida endophthalmitis and the experience of fluconazole treatment were reported.
Hoeck H C - - 1994
Topical application of the vitamin D analogue calcipotriol has been found to be of clinical value in the treatment of dermatological disorders. This is considered to be safe with respect to alterations in calcium homeostasis. We report a 17-year-old female patient who developed hypercalcaemic crisis after excessive use of calcipotriol ...
Stucker F J - - 1993
Rhinophyma is a benign tumor of the nose. It possesses both functional and cosmetic implications. The pathophysiology of the disease is reviewed to illustrate the basis for the treatment options. Many different therapeutic modalities have been reported in the literature, each with reasonable success. A new treatment approach to this ...
Nunez B D - - 1993
Topical nitroglycerin ointment has been studied in the laboratory as a possible treatment for impotence of various etiologies. However, there is limited information on the topical administration of nitroglycerin in a natural environment allowing normal sexual function. We report 3 cases of impotence that were successfully treated with topical nitroglycerin ...
Harborne D J - - 1993
Five cases of adder bites are presented. The clinical effects and current recommendations for the treatment of adder bites are described based on a review of previously published literature. All adder bites, or snake bites of unknown species, should be observed for a minimum of 2 h. Those with no ...
Eales E - - 1993
Condylar hyperplasia is defined and its aetiology and prevalence are briefly reviewed. A case is presented to illustrate how the progressive nature of the condition can create problems for the clinician, particularly during orthodontic treatment of a child or adolescent patient. The benefits of interceptive surgery are illustrated, although such ...
Allen M G - - 1993
Utilization review of treatment for chemical dependence has become increasingly important as evidence accumulates that outpatient treatment can be effective in many cases. The authors discuss the basic questions that guide utilization review of treatment for chemical dependence, summarize research that has led to the increasing emphasis on outpatient and ...
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