Cerebral trypanosomiasis in an incarcerated man
- Five main causes of light-near dissociation covered. Charters, Lynda // Ophthalmology Times;8/1/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 15, p52
Discusses causes of light-near dissociation. Importance of the response to all pupillary abnormalities; Dorsal brain syndrome. INSET: Take-Home Message.
- Practical procedures: pupillary responses. Jevon, Phil // Dental Nursing;Jan2010, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p12
The article focuses on the importance of pupillary assessment. It reports that it is important as even a slight change in the pupils can provide vital information related to a person's health. It states that dilated pupil is an indication of something being wrong with the brain. It presents...
- Commentary. Pique-Duran, Enric // Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice;Oct-Dec2014, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p397
The article discusses research being done on the neurological manifestations of the Ross syndrome. It references the study "A Case of Ross Syndrome Presented With Horner and Chronic Cough," by A. Baran et al. published in the 2014 issue of the "Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice." Topics...
- Unilateral pupillary mydriasis from nebulized ipratropium bromide: A false sign of brain herniation in the intensive care unit. Chaudhry, Priyanka; Friedman, Deborah I.; Wengui Yu // Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine;Mar2014, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p176
Although there are many causes of anisocoria in the intensive care setting, the development of unilateral mydriasis in patients with intracranial hemorrhage or tumor is a neurological emergency, as it may herald the onset of uncal herniation. We describe two patients with a hemiparesis from...
- Brain Abscess. // British Medical Journal;8/30/1975, Vol. 3 Issue 5982, p504
Examines incidence of abscess of the brain. Increase in the mortality of cerebral abscess; Signs and symptoms of brain abscess; Disease treatment.
- Multiple Brain Abscesses Caused by Fusobacterium nucleatum Treated Conservatively. Heckmann, Josef G.; Lang, Christoph J.G.; Hartl, Heinz; Tomandl, Bernd // Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences;Aug2003, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p266
Describes the case of a 59-year-old woman diagnosed with multiple brain abscesses caused by Fusobacterium nucleatum. Past medical history; Presenting signs and symptoms; Most probable source of the infection; Diagnostic procedures; Conservative treatment with antibiotics; Recovery of the...
- Cerebellar Brain Abscess Associated with Tongue Piercing. Martinello, Richard A.; Cooney, Elizabeth L. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;1/15/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 2, pe32
Focuses on a cerebellar brain abscess associated with a tongue piercing procedure that was complicated by an apparent postprocedure infection. Case study of the patient diagnosed with the infection; Several therapies applied to the patient; Complications associated with cerebellar brain abscesses.
- Multiple brain abscesses - diagnostic dilemma and therapeutic nightmare! Krishna, Kavita; Sada, Elizabeth; Vikram, Anita; Gupta, Ankur // Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice;Apr-Jun2013, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p234
A letter to the editor is presented regarding the case study of a 32-year-old housewife who was diagnosed with multiple brain abscesses, a focal intracerebral infection.
- Intractable Intracranial Tuberculous Infection Responsive to Thalidomide: Report of Four Cases. Schoeman, Johan F.; Fieggen, Graham; Seller, Neil; Mendelson, Marc; Hartzenberg, Bennie // Journal of Child Neurology;Apr2006, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p301
Paradoxical enlargement and development of new intracranial tuberculomas and tuberculous brain abscesses on adequate antituberculosis treatment are well recognized and supposedly cytokine mediated. These lesions are often unresponsive to conventional antituberculosis treatment, corticosteroids,...