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Topiramate in the treatment of trichotillomania: An open-label pilot study
There is a need for an effective medication for the treatment of trichotillomania (TTM), which is an impulse control disorder characterized by chronic hair-pulling. Topiramate has shown promising results in the treatment ...
Objective CT criteria to determine the presence of abnormal basal enhancement in children with suspected tuberculous meningitis
Background: There are no widely accepted objective criteria to determine the presence of basal enhancement on CT in children with suspected tuberculous meningitis (TBM). Objective: To test nine recently described objective ...
Multiplanar angled reconstructions of reconstructions - A dangerous practice using multidetector CT
This case illustrates the dangers of using reconstructions to correct for positioning in multiplanar CT scans and using images that have already been reconstructed rather than the original source images. We present a case ...
Comparison of sequential intravenous/oral ciprofloxacin plus metronidazole with intravenous ceftriaxone plus metronidazole for treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections
Background and Purpose: Intra-abdominal infections are a substantial clinical problem and an important cause of morbidity and death in the hospital. Optimal treatment requires both source control and antibiotic therapy. ...
Sonographic measurement of cervical length and fetal fibronectin testing in threatened preterm labor
Objective: In women presenting with threatened preterm labor, both fetal fibronectin and sonographic measurement of cervical length have been shown to distinguish between true and false labor. The aim of this study was to ...
Case-control study of severe life threatening asthma (SLTA) in a developing community
Background: Distinct risk factors for asthma death have not been identified in developing communities. This study was conducted to distinguish risk factors for severe life threatening asthma (SLTA), a proxy for asthma ...
Omental lipoblastoma in a child: Diagnosis based on CT density measurements
A 2-year-old girl presented with an abdominal mass which on CT was central and hypodense. Housefield units measured -60 which made the diagnosis of a fatty mass. The diagnosis of an omental lipoblastoma was confirmed after ...
An unusual cause of proptosis: Aneurysmal bone cyst of the anterior skull base
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Cardiac sarcoidosis evaluated with gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance and contrast-enhanced 64-slice computed tomography
Abstract: Sarcoidosis is a multi-system granulomatous disorder of unknown etiology with symptomatic cardiac involvement in up to 7% of patients. The clinical features of sarcoid heart disease include congestive heart ...
The attitudes of two groups of South African women towards mode of delivery
Objective: To determine whether 2 specific groups of women prefer vaginal or abdominal delivery. Methods: Forty-six black and 54 colored (of mixed race, the predominant population group) primigravidas and 59 black and 62 ...