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We report the first known South African case of fibroblastic rheumatism, a rare dermatoarthropathy. Our patient presented with the typical clinical features of a sudden-onset, erosive polyarthritis with cutaneous nodules ...
Adjunctive quetiapine for serotonin reuptake inhibitor-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled treatment trials
Small studies have shown positive effects from adding a variety of antipsychotic agents in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder who are unresponsive to treatment with serotonin reuptake inhibitors. The evidence, ...
The dangers of rationing dialysis treatment: The dilemma facing a developing country
The increasing burden of chronic kidney disease places enormous strains on resources of all countries, but especially of those with emerging economies. Few developing countries are able to afford dialysis programs and those ...
Phaeoacremonium parasiticum infections confirmed by β-tubulin sequence analysis of case isolates
Phaeoacremonium parasiticum is an agent of opportunistic phaeohyphomycosis belonging to a genus encompassing numerous recently described and soon-to-be-described, difficult-to-identify human pathogens. It appears in the ...
A patient with a persistent pleural effusion
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Distribution of brain infarction in children with tuberculous meningitis and correlation with outcome score at 6 months
Background: Prognostic indicators for tuberculous meningitis (TBM) offer realistic expectations for parents of affected children. Infarctions affecting the basal ganglia are associated with a poor outcome. Objective: To ...
Diagnosing tuberculous pericarditis
Background: Definitive diagnosis of tuberculous pericarditis requires isolation of the tubercle bacillus from pericardial fluid, but isolating the organism is often difficult. Aim: To improve diagnostic efficiency for ...
Remission in first-episode psychosis: Predictor variables and symptom improvement patterns
Background: Previous attempts to identify clinically useful predictors of treatment outcome in schizophrenia have been hampered by methodological inconsistencies, including a lack of standardized outcome measures. Recently ...
Treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder by U.S. psychiatrists
Objective: To examine the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) by a nationally representative sample of psychiatrists. Method: The authors analyzed physician-reported data from the 1997 and 1999 American ...
Tuberculous lymphadenitis as a cause of persistent cervical lymphadenopathy in children from a tuberculosis-endemic area
Background: Cervical lymphadenitis is the most common form of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in children, although its relative contribution as a cause of persistent cervical adenopathy is not well-documented. The aim of this ...