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Polarized distribution of AMPA, but not GABAA, receptors in radial glia‐like cells of the adult dentate gyrus
Glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP)‐positive astrocytes with radial processes [radial glia (RG)‐like cells] in the postnatal dentate gyrus share many of the characteristics of embryonic radialExpand
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Electroconvulsive therapy: a novel hypothesis for the involvement of purinergic signalling
It is proposed that ATP is released from both neurons and glia during electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and that this leads to reduction of depressive behaviour via complex stimulation of neurons andExpand
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Pituitary apoplexy can mimic acute meningoencephalitis or subarachnoid haemorrhage
Pituitary apoplexy is an uncommon but life-threatening condition that is often overlooked and underdiagnosed. We report a 45-year-old man who presented to our emergency department with a sudden onsetExpand
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Variability in selecting patients to manage in the community: a service evaluation of community matron's case-finding strategies.
BACKGROUND Community-based case management of high-frequency health service users, also termed 'high-intensity users' may reduce the demand on secondary care. In the UK, experienced senior nursesExpand
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Emphysematous cystitis with clinical subcutaneous emphysema
Emphysematous cystitis (EC) is the presence of intramural gas, with or without luminal gas, within the bladder as a result of a primary infection of the lower urinary tract with a gas-producingExpand
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Cervical spine tuberculosis causing instability and neurological compromise
Isolated tubercular lesions of the cervical spine have grave sequalae; clinicians need to be vigilant when reviewing patients with neck pain.
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Lumbar intravertebral disc herniation secondary to idiopathic calcific discitis
Abstract Calcific discitis is a well recognized entity in the paediatric population but more recently has been increasingly reported in adults. It typically involves the lower thoracic vertebrae andExpand
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Ventral Lumbar Synovial Cyst Causing Cauda Equina Compression: Case Report and Literature Review.
BACKGROUND Juxtafacet spinal cysts are cystic synovial lesions that often are indistinguishable clinically or radiologically and require histopathology analysis to confirm the diagnosis. LumbarExpand
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Spontaneous upper limb monoplegia secondary to probable cerebral amyloid angiopathy
Cerebral amyloid angiopathy is a clinicopathological disorder characterised by vascular amyloid deposition initially in leptomeningeal and neocortical vessels, and later affecting cortical andExpand
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Decompressive Craniectomy in Acute Brain Injury – Lifting the lid on Neurosurgical Practice
Decompressive craniectomy (DC) is an effective method of controlling rising intracranial pressure (ICP) refractory to medical treatment in a range of conditions: traumatic brain injury in both adultsExpand
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