Woman with Lyme disease says NHS doctors laughed at her

Sarah Jackson, 29, from Essex, was struck ill when she visited Australia 4 years ago. She suffers seizures, eye problems, pain, memory loss and fatigue and needs £40,000 for US treatment.
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Publication date: Available online 17 April 2019Source: The Journal of Molecular DiagnosticsAuthor(s): Emily B. Hollister, Numan Oezguen, Bruno P. Chumpitazi, Ruth Ann Luna, Erica M. Weidler, Michelle Rubio-Gonzales, Mahmoud Dahdouli, Julia L. Cope, Toni-Ann Mistretta, Sabeen Raza, Ginger A. Metcalf, Donna M. Muzny, Richard A. Gibbs, Joseph F. Petrosino, Margaret Heitkemper, Tor C. Savidge, Robert J. Shulman, James VersalovicAccurate diagnosis and stratification of children with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) remain challenging. Given the central role of recurrent abdominal pain in IBS, we evaluated the relationships of pe...
Source: The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics - Category: Pathology Source Type: research
ConclusionMetallosis-associated osteolysis should be suspected in cases with radiologically evident polyethylene wear after knee replacement. Recognizing that revision arthroplasty is very technically demanding in such cases, surgeons should have a back-up with modular revision components and a ready access to reconstructive options at this revision setting.
Source: Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
Conclusions: FMF rarely involves the posterior pole. Visual loss in FMF results from either posterior scleritis or posterior uveitis. A high degree of suspicion of posterior scleritis is warranted in female patients with known FMF presenting with cloudy serous macular detachment.Case Rep Ophthalmol 2019;10:134 –139
Source: Case Reports in Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research
Conclusion Pethidine in low doses and dipyrone presented equivalent analgesia during labor. Public Registry of Clinical TrialsRBR-4hsyy4.Resumo Objetivo Comparar doses baixas de petidina com dipirona na analgesia de parto. M étodos Em um estudo prospectivo randomizado realizado pela Universidade de Fortaleza, Ceará, Brasil, entre maio e dezembro de 2016, 200 parturientes a termo, com contrações uterinas muito dolorosas e apresentando dilatação do colo uterino ≥ 5 cm, foram selecionadas para receber dose única intravenosa de 0,25 mg/kg de petidina (n = 100) ou 25 mg/kg de ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e Obstetricia - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
We report a very interesting case of a 27-year-old woman complaining of pelvic pain, with a subsequent diagnosis of extragenital Müllerian adenosarcoma. This is the first case reported in the literature with a complete and wide imaging description. Even if rare, Müllerian adenosarcoma should be hypothesized in case of young female patients presenting with suspicious pelvic mass.Resumo O adenosarcoma M ülleriano é uma doença ginecológica muito rara, compreendendo 5% dos sarcomas uterinos. Localizações extragenitais são ainda mais raras. Relatamos um caso muito interes...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e Obstetricia - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 April 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Nupur Tamhane, Megan McDowell, Mariana Oliva, Jean Paul Tanner, Lauri Hochberg, Marisa Baker, Anthony N Imudia, Emad MikhailAbstractStudy ObjectiveTo compare the detection rate of adenomyosis when ultrasound is performed by a radiologist compared to a gynecologic expert sonologist.DesignA retrospective, single center study.SettingUniversity teaching hospitalPatientsAll women above 18 years of age with a positive histopathology diagnosis of adenomyosis obtained in a hysterectomy specimen from October 1, 2011 - October ...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
ConclusionMinimally invasive removal of sacrocolpopexy mesh can be standardized using this step by step approach.
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
ConclusionMinimal preoperative factors are associated with nonresponse for women having surgery for endometriosis. The severity of pain experienced by women with endometriosis may be used to predict their response to surgery.
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 April 2019Source: The LancetAuthor(s): Stuart R Dalziel, Meredith L Borland, Jeremy Furyk, Megan Bonisch, Jocelyn Neutze, Susan Donath, Kate L Francis, Cynthia Sharpe, A Simon Harvey, Andrew Davidson, Simon Craig, Natalie Phillips, Shane George, Arjun Rao, Nicholas Cheng, Michael Zhang, Amit Kochar, Christine Brabyn, Ed Oakley, Franz E BablSummaryBackgroundPhenytoin is the current standard of care for second-line treatment of paediatric convulsive status epilepticus after failure of first-line benzodiazepines, but is only effective in 60% of cases and is associated with considerable ad...
Source: The Lancet - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
We describe a patient with recurrent bilateral otalgia who had received multiple courses of antimicrobials who presented with severe headache, neck pain and right sided hearing loss. Imaging studies showed chronic mastoiditis and formation of a Bezold’s abscess. Drainage was performed but symptoms persisted. Our report highlights the need for further evaluation of patients presenting with complicated mastoiditis and the need for prolonged antimicrobial therapy.
Source: IDCases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
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