Make the Diagnosis: Unusual Adenoma
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 42-year-old male presents with a long history of headaches, impaired vision, and fatigue. He mentions that his wedding ring no longer fits, and he reports joint pain. On physical exam, he has swollen hands and feet, coarse facial features, and partial blindness (bitemporal hemianopsia). After diagnosis with acromegaly secondary to a pituitary macroadenoma, the patient is referred for surgery. However, the patient's IGF-1 concentrations remain elevated following a debulking procedure (the tumor location prevented full resection). What is the best next step for this patient?
To discuss the findings of this narrative review regarding the role of genetic testing in chronic opioid therapy target to the primary care clinician and health care providers in the field of pain management.
To determine the Rasch measurement properties of the Pain Medication Questionnaire (PMQ; Adams et al., 2004) for measuring pain medication misuse in persons with spinal cord injury (SCI).
To investigate the trends in pain and pain location, and its association with socio-demographic factors during five-year period.
To investigate the relationship between musculoskeletal pain, psychosocial factors, quality of life (QoL), and duration of manual wheelchair use in individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI).
To compare pain across injury groups.
Discover correlations between cognition and exercise, sleep, work, opiate dosing, and suicidal ideation in chronic pain patients.
Chronic pain is one of the common problems associated with spinal cord injuries (SCI), which causes many complications. Therefore, this study intended to evaluate the relationship between pain and demographic, injury characteristics, socio-economic and social support in individuals with spinal cord Injury in Iran.
To explore whether pelvic girdle pain (PGP) may occur in men too.
To conduct a systematic review to examine the effect of visual imagery on reducing neuropathic pain intensity in individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI).
To examine the evidence regarding the influence of Therapeutic Neuroscience Education (TNE) as complement treatment with exercise and/or manual treatment in decreasing the perception of chronic musculoskeletal pain.