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
Source: Joint Bone Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research

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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.
Source: The Journal of Pain - Category: Materials Science Authors: Source Type: research
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 ...
Source: Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy - Category: Cardiology Tags: Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther Source Type: research
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]
Source: Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Pediatr Endocrinol Rev Source Type: research
Authors: Accogli A, Yang R, Blain-Juste ME, Braverman N, Shah J, Trakadis Y PMID: 30888922 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci Source Type: research
Research ArticlesL. KRBKOV Á, L. HOMOLA, A. HLAVÁČOVÁ, P. MIKOLÁŠEK, J. BEDNÁŘOVÁ, Z. ČERMÁKOVÁ,Epidemiology&Infection,Volume 144 Issue 12, pp 2597-2604Abstract
Source: Epidemiology and Infection - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
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 ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Film Kate Winslet Saoirse Ronan Fossils Biology Culture Evolution Science Sexuality Society Source Type: news
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]
Source: The Rheumatologist - Category: Rheumatology Authors: Tags: Conditions Meeting Reports 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting leprosy Lyme Disease vaccination Source Type: research
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Source: Gynecological Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Source Type: research
(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...
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