Parsonage-Turner syndrome secondary to Lyme disease
Publication date: May 2018Source: Joint Bone Spine, Volume 85, Issue 3Author(s): Marie Schmitt, Benoît Daubail, Amélie Bohm
CD is an 83y M with a history of COPD, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and lung CA who presented with acute onset non-dermatomal left arm pain. The patient had developed a viral infection 2 weeks prior, and soon after developed left shoulder and arm pain. Imaging and labs did not show rheumatologic, infectious, or cervical nerve cause, however EMG was consistent with brachial plexopathy. A presumptive diagnosis of Parsonage-Turner syndrome was made, and conservative measures were initiated. Unfortunately, the patient did not note improvement with medications, PT, or TENS unit.
Authors: Thijssen CGE, Bons LR, Gökalp AL, van Kimmenade RRJ, Mokhles MM, Pelliccia A, Takkenberg JJM, Roos-Hesselink JW Abstract INTRODUCTION: Current guidelines recommend patients with thoracic aortic disease (TAD) including inherited aortopathies to avoid heavy exercise. However, evidence supporting the negative advice on exercise is scarce. We aimed to provide an up-to-date systematic review of the available evidence on risks and benefits of exercise and sports participation in TAD patients. Areas covered: A systematic search was performed in Medline, Embase and Web of Science: thoracic aortic aneurysm or ...
Conclusion The efficacy of fertility preservation procedures in females with TS is still unknown. Future studies with focus on efficacy, safety and long-term follow-up are desperately needed. PMID: 30888127 [PubMed - in process]
Authors: Accogli A, Yang R, Blain-Juste ME, Braverman N, Shah J, Trakadis Y PMID: 30888922 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Kate Winslet picture about renowned fossil hunter had been criticised by relatives for ‘unconfirmed’ portrait of her sexualityThe director of a new biopic about the celebrated fossil hunter Mary Anning has defended his film after criticism of its lesbian romance storyline.Ammonite, which stars Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, recently began filming in Lyme Regis, the coastal town in Dorset where Anning lived in the early 19th century. Anning never married and is not known to have had any direct descendants, but a report in the Telegraph suggested her distant relatives were at odds over the film ’s central ...
CHICAGO—Keith Winthrop, MD, MPH, professor of public health and preventive medicine at the Oregon Health &Science University School of Medicine, Portland, Ore., began the vaccination session at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting with a review of vaccination timing and targets. He presented a clinically relevant snapshot of the vaccines rheumatologists should consider and emphasized... [Read More]
(Natural News) Most people use essential oils as a mood booster or stress reliever. But according to a study, a potent mix of essential oils from various herbs and medicinal plants can help eliminate the bacteria that cause Lyme disease. The study, which was published in the journal Antibiotics, was conducted by researchers from the Johns Hopkins...