Posterior Globe Flattening without Papilledema in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

.
Source: Neuro-Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Source Type: research

Related Links:

AbstractPurposeTo assess the diagnostic performance of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) compared to blood tests and clinical scoring systems for the evaluation of histopathologic severity in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC).MaterialsFifty-one patients (M/F 37/14, mean age 41  years) with PSC who underwent MRI and liver histopathology were included in this IRB-approved retrospective study. Two radiologists independently graded the severity of biliary abnormalities on magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) using a standardized scoring system, parenchymal enha ncement, and diffusion-weighted...
Source: Abdominal Imaging - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
o Since ancient times, the importance of physical activity (PA) and of a wholesome diet for human health has been clearly recognized. However, only recently, it has been acknowledged that PA can reverse at least some of the unwanted effects of a sedentary lifestyle, contributing to the treatment of pathologies such as hypertension and diabetes, to the delay of aging and neurodegeneration, and even to the improvement of immunity and cognitive processes. At the same time, the cellular and molecular bases of these effects are beginning to be uncovered. The original research articles and reviews published in this Special I...
Source: Genes - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tags: Editorial Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 December 2019Source: Respiratory Medicine Case ReportsAuthor(s): Franklin Argueta, David Villafuerte, Jose Castaneda-Nerio, Jay Peters, Carlos RestrepoAbstractFibrosing mediastinitis is a rare disorder characterized by the invasive proliferation of fibrous tissue within the mediastinum. This fibrosis can result in compression of intrathoracic structures including the pulmonary vasculature leading to clinical symptoms and complications like pulmonary hypertension. Here, we present two cases of young patients with fibrosing mediastinitis complicated by pulmonary artery stenosis requiring...
Source: Respiratory Medicine Case Reports - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
A drink that is linked to high blood pressure and increased risk of heart problems. → Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month. Enables access to articles marked (M) and removes ads. → Explore PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Accept Yourself: How to feel a profound sense of warmth and self-compassion The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do
Source: PsyBlog | Psychology Blog - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Blood Pressure Source Type: blogs
Publication date: January 2020Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, Volume 129, Issue 1Author(s): Dalal Alhajji, Yoon Ah Danskin, Bridget O'hara, Karl Armand Solano, Jessica Flynn, Elyn Riedel, Sae Hee Kim Yom, Cherry EstiloObjectivesOsteoradionecrosis (ORN) is a complication of head and neck radiation therapy (RT) and is associated with significant morbidity. The incidence of ORN is variable, and it has been speculated to be lower with advanced RT techniques. Risk factors that have been associated with the development of ORN mainly include trauma and a radiation dose to the head and neck ...
Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Publication date: January 2020Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, Volume 129, Issue 1Author(s): RAYZA RECHETNICOU, MARIA FERNANDA BARTHOLO SILVA, NATÁLIA SILVA ANDRADE, KAREM LOPEZ ORTEGA, MARINA HELENA CURY GALLOTTINIObjectiveThe life expectancy of people positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has increased since the advent of combined antiretroviral therapy (CART). There was a decrease in opportunistic infections in this population, but on the other hand, there were side effects to medications and medical conditions related to longevity. The main of this prospective stu...
Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
A 63-year-old white male presented with maxillary gingival swelling for a 6-month duration. Medical history revealed diabetes and hypertension. Extraoral examination was noncontributory. Intraoral exam showed a red bleeding lobulated nodule measuring 5.0  × 3.0 cm in the left maxillary gingiva. The presumptive diagnosis was nonneoplastic reactive lesion. An incisional biopsy was performed and histopathologic diagnosis was unspecific malignant neoplasm. The initial immunohistochemical panel was inconclusive.
Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Source Type: research
Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is an idiopathic and chronic condition affecting women in the postmenopausal period. Case: A 64-year-old female patient came to the stomatology clinic complaining of xerostomia and burning lips. She has controlled hypertension using an antihypertensive, and she has had osteoporosis for 2 years. At the physical examination, there was no noticeable change. Therefore, the patient was diagnosed with BMS. Low-intensity laser therapy was the chosen treatment in addition to orientation for constant hydration.
Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Source Type: research
We report a case of exuberant brown tumors affecting the gnathic bones as the first manifestation of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT). A 34-year-old female patient presented with midfacial asymmetry caused by an 8-  × 4-cm painful and bleeding swelling in the left posterior maxilla, showing progressive growth for the last 2 months. A 4- x 2-cm normal-colored swelling was also detected in the right body of the mandible. Medical history included hypertension, fever, and weight loss. Panoramic radiography sh owed multilocular radiolucencies, overall thinning of the inferior border of the mandible, and loss of the lamina dura.
Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Source Type: research
A 70-year-old female patient was referred to the stomatology clinic for evaluation of an injury on her tongue. On medical history, it was found she was a patient with type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension, using antihypertensive, hypoglycemic, and antihistamine agents along with insulin, eye drops, and sedatives. She was also being seen by an endocrinologist. She is allergic to many medications (acetylsalicylic acid and its derivatives, dipyrone, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). On oral examination, the patient had a dry oral mucosa with little lubrication and mild candidosis of the tongue, treated by ketoconazole.
Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Source Type: research
More News: Brain | Hypertension | Neurology | Opthalmology