Cat naps: an elderly woman with recurrent syncope
- Oxcarbazepine. // Reactions Weekly;5/31/2008, Issue 1204, p25
The article describes the case of an older woman who developed a delayed-onset hypersensitivity reaction, with leucopenia and thrombocytopenia, during treatment with oxcarbazepine. The patient experienced symptoms such as fever and decreased WBC and platelet counts. Her fever subsided the day of...
- Howell-Jolly Body--Like Inclusions in Neutrophils. Kahwash, Eiad; Gewirtz, Amy S. // Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine;Oct2003, Vol. 127 Issue 10, p1389
Discusses the case of a 47-year-old white woman with neutrophils that demonstrated granulation, Dohle bodies and Howell-Jolly body-like inclusions. Background information on Howell-Jolly body-like inclusions; Association of the inclusions with transplant recipients and patients infected with...
- Presence of a carotid bruit in adults with unexplained or recurrent falls: implications for carotid sinus massage. Richardson, David A.; Shaw, Fiona E.; Bexton, Rodney; Steen, Nick; Kenny, Rose Anne // Age & Ageing;Sep2002, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p379
Studies the prevalence of carotid sinus hypersensitivity in adults presenting with unexplained or recurrent falls and a carotid bruit. Design and setting of the study; Subjects in the study; Methodology; Results; Conclusions.
- Diagnosing allergy. Rusznak, Csa; Davies, Robert J. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);02/28/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7132, p686
Provides information on the diagnosis of allergies. Symptoms of allergy; Factors influencing development of allergic diseases; Allergy tests in vivo and in vitro.
- News from elsewhere. // Foods Matter (UK);Aug2009, p12
The article provides an answer to a question of tongue tingling for allergenicity.
- Good's syndrome with primary intrapulmonary thymoma. Ryman, N. G.; Burrow, L.; Bowen, C.; Carrington, C.; Dawson, A.; Harrison, N. K. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Mar2005, Vol. 98 Issue 3, p119
The article presents the case of a 72-year-old woman who experienced recurrent chest infections and left-sided pleuritic chest pain. It is inferred that Good's syndrome, which is characterized by hypogammaglobulinemia associated with thymoma, is mostly present in lung parenchyma. These tumors...
- Laboratory Food Allergy Testing: Evaluating the Necessity for this Diagnostic Approach. Ko, Daniel // Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients;Jan2004, Issue 246, p58
Evaluates the necessity for the diagnostic approach of laboratory food allergy testing in the U.S. Statement of Sami Bahna, chief of allergy and immunology section of the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; Difficulty in using symptom diaries; Importance of measuring...
- Oral allergy syndrome topples peanut allergy in the 'league tables'. // Foods Matter (USA);Oct2009, p4
The article focuses on the oral allergy syndrome (OAS), more accurately termed as pollen food syndrome. It states that OAS is a condition wherein the body develops allergic reaction to the pollen and foods with similar protein structure. It cites a study in Vienna, Austria which showed that...
- ASK DR ANDREW. Gibson, Donna // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);1/3/2005, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p39
Addresses a question about peanut allergies. Statistics on the occurrence of the allergy; Symptoms of the allergy.