Meningo-Encephalitis Associated to Secondary Cerebral Vasculitis in a Patient with Disseminated Mycobacterium Avium Complex Infection and AIDS (P1.303)

CONCLUSIONS To our knowledge, this is the first case report of CNS vasculitis as a complication of disseminated MAC infection. An aggressive and refractory to treatment evolution were hallmarks features of this case. The underlying pathophysiology of the vasculitis is unknown and might be related either to MAC itself, the immune reconstitution due to antiretroviral initiation or most probably to a combination of both themDisclosure: Dr. Ballesteros has nothing to disclose. Dr. Garino has nothing to disclose. Dr. Consalvo has nothing to disclose. Dr. Imhoff-Jullier has nothing to disclose. Dr. Giacchino has nothing to disclose. Dr. Fernandez Suarez has nothing to disclose. Dr. Russo has nothing to disclose. Dr. Gomez has nothing to disclose. Dr. Leiguarda has nothing to disclose.
Source: Neurology - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: CNS Tuberculosis and Cryptococcal Meningitis Source Type: research

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CONCLUSIONS.: There is a great variability of mutations associated with resistance to anti-tuberculosis drugs that have been reported in Peru, and they are systematized in this report. These mutations must be taken into account for the development of diagnostic devices or selection of diagnostic tests to be applied in our country. PMID: 31967255 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Revista Peruana de Medicina de Experimental y Salud Publica - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica Source Type: research
Authors: Lai G, Guo N, Jiang Y, Lai J, Li Y, Lai R Abstract OBJECTIVE: To assess whether the duration of one-lung ventilation (OLV) affects postoperative pulmonary complications after McKeown esophagectomy for esophageal cancer. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of data stored in a database for esophageal cancer was carried out to identify predictors of postoperative pulmonary complications in patients undergoing McKeown esophagectomy at Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center between 2010 and 2012. RESULTS: Patients in the OLV ⩾150 minutes group had a higher incidence of postoperative pulmonary complication...
Source: Tumori - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Tumori Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to validate the therapeutic potential of magnetic nanoparticle/alternating magnetic field (MNP/AMF) hyperthermia in combination with conventional antibiotics against biofilm infection.Materials and methods: The impact of MNP/AMF hyperthermia on the viability of S. aureus biofilm in the absence and presence of antibiotics as well as on the bactericidal activity of macrophages were evaluated at varying conditions of MNPs concentration and AMF intensity using in vitro cell culture models.Results: The application of MNP/AMF alone at a CEM43 thermal dose below the threshold for skin tissue exhibi...
Source: International Journal of Hyperthermia - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Int J Hyperthermia Source Type: research
Publication date: February 2020Source: The Lancet Global Health, Volume 8, Issue 2Author(s): Jeremy D Keenan, Ahmed M Arzika, Ramatou Maliki, Sanoussi Elh Adamou, Fatima Ibrahim, Mariama Kiemago, Nana Fatima Galo, Elodie Lebas, Catherine Cook, Benjamin Vanderschelden, Robin L Bailey, Sheila K West, Travis C Porco, Thomas M Lietman, Paul M Emerson, Jerusha Weaver, Sheila K West, Robin L Bailey, John Hart, Amza AbdouSummaryBackgroundThe Macrolides Oraux pour Réduire les Décès avec un Oeil sur la Résistance (MORDOR) trial found that biannual mass distribution of azithromycin to children younger tha...
Source: The Lancet Global Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Dr. William “Billy” Cunningham, professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and health policy and management at the Fielding School of Public Health, died Jan. 2 in Los Angeles at the age of 60.A UCLA faculty member for 27 years, Cunningham was known for his rigorous approach to research and his passion for knowledge. He was focused on addressing racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities and implementing solutions, including efforts to recruit and mentor underrepresented minority trainees to UCLA ’s educational programs.“Dr. Cunningham was a true friend, outstand...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news
Have any of y'all thought about this? For example, if someone comes into the ED with flu like symptoms, in the middle of flu season, and is an otherwise young and healthy individuals, I see no utility in testing for the flu (I'm also not a fan of Tamiflu for non-high risk populations), so it's usually just r/o something like a pneumonia, reassurance, doctor's note, and OTC symptom control. But with these periodic outbreaks of things like SARS, MERS, this novel corona virus, or even failed... What's the ER doc's role in epidemiology?
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Publication date: Available online 23 January 2020Source: NeuroImage: ClinicalAuthor(s): Luhui Cai, Yanli Liang, Huanjian Huang, Xia Zhou, Jinou ZhengAbstractBackgroundAnti–N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis showing severe neuropsychiatric symptoms is the most common type of autoimmune encephalitis. However, the corresponding standard clinical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) presents normal or atypical in the majority of patients with anti-NMDAR encephalitis. Here, this study aimed to investigate the alterations in brain functional activity in patients with anti-NMDAR encephalitis and whether these a...
Source: NeuroImage: Clinical - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
A pediatric healthcare worker in Michigan had tuberculosis and didn't know it while working in several locations over nine months, the state's health department said.ment said.
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