Meningeal signs and facial edema in a child with sickle cell disease
- Gold Seed Implants: An Alternative Acupuncture Treatment. Mailloux, Breion; Feldman, Jeremy // Internet Journal of Alternative Medicine;2008, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p2
A 43 year old female with multiple sclerosis was treated for approximately ten years, utilizing a specific type of acupuncture therapy. Noted incidentally on hospital admission for pneumonia and urinary tract infection, the gold-seed needle tips were permanently implanted, with the intent of...
- EFFICACY OF TAMSULOSIN THERAPY IN FEMALES WITH NON-NEUROGENIC LOWER URINARY TRACT SYMPTOMS. Ahmad, Tariq; Ata-ur-Rahman; Khan, Muhammad Amjad // JPMI: Journal of Postgraduate Medical Institute;Jul-Sep2014, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p288
Objective: To determine the efficacy of tamsulosin therapy for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in women. Methodology: This study was conducted in Institute of kidney diseases, Hayatabad medical complex Peshawar from April 2011 to September 2012. All female patients aged 13...
- The Teenager with Sickle Cell Disease. Konotey-Ahulu, F.I.D // New African;Jun2001, Issue 397, p40
Focuses on the views of Professor F.I.D. Konotey-Ahulu of University of Cape Coast, Ghana on Sickle Cell Disease in Africa. Complications of the disease; Advises to teenagers having sickle cell disease; Effects of using morphine to sickle cell disease patients.
- Doxycycline Injection. // AHFS Consumer Medication Information;Feb2017, p1
Your doctor has ordered doxycycline, an antibiotic, to help treat your infection. The drug will be added to an intravenous fluid that will drip through a needle or catheter placed in your vein for 1-4 hours, one or two times a day. Doxycycline eliminates bacteria that cause many kinds of...
- Mineral oil. // Reactions Weekly;Nov2015, Vol. 1576 Issue 1, p195
The article presents a case study of an 85-year-old woman, with a history of anticoagulation, urinary tract infection, hypertension and diabetes, who developed chronic exogenous lipoid pneumonia (LN) while she took mineral oil.
- Periodic Fever, Aphthous Stomatitis, Pharyngitis, and Cervical Adenitis (PFAPA) Misdiagnosed as Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection. Seyedzadeh,, Abolhassan; Tohidi,, Mohammad reza; Amiri, Rahimpour // Journal of Pediatric Nephrology;Summer2016, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p116
Recurrent fever is common in children and specific infections account for the fever in most cases. PFAPA is not an uncommon cause of periodic fever during childhood. On the other hand, in patients with vesicoureteral reflux (VUR), urinary tract infection usually presents with fever. Here, we...
- Inhaled nitric oxide had no significant effect on sickle cell disease-related pain crises. Fisher, Stacey L.; Harris, Jason; McKnight, Whitney // Hem/Onc Today;4/10/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p22
The article reports on a study which found that the administration of inhaled nitric oxide did not provide significant pain relief to patients with sickle cell disease who presented with vaso-occlusive crisis symptoms.
- Therapy-Related Acute Myelogenous Leukemia in a Hydroxyurea-Treated Patient With Sickle Cell Anemia. Taylor, James G. // Annals of Internal Medicine;11/15/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 10, p722
A letter to the editor is presented discussing a study of a Sickle Cell Anemia patient who received Hydroxyurea treatment and developed Acute Myelogenous Leukemia.
- A case of necrotizing fasciitis due to Klebsiella following local application of steroids. Abdul, Suhaib Rehaman; George, Robin // Asian Journal of Medical Sciences;Nov/Dec2016, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p97
Klebsiella organisms are known to cause a spectrum of clinical syndromes in human beings which include pneumonia, urinary tract infection, abdominal infection, surgical site infection, soft tissue infection and infection of intravascular devices. The incidence is higher among immunocompromised...