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Encephalitis associated with autoantibodies directed against the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) is usually a paraneoplastic syndrome that presents in young females with ovarian teratomas. We report a case of a previously healthy 14-year-old girl with sudden-onset paranoia, hallucinations, hyperactivity, increased speech, decreased sleep, seizures,(More)
Probability of altitude decompression disease in a hypobaric oxygen environment containing gaseous human wastes has been explored. The development of the disease does not depend on the presence of wastes in the environment. Its frequency increases with exercises. The decrease of the barometric pressure to 308 mm Hg causes decompression disease only in the(More)
OPINION STATEMENT Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) are the mainstay of treatment for recurrent seizures. Uncontrolled seizures may cause medical, developmental, and psychological disturbances. The medical practitioner should thus strive to eliminate or minimize seizures. Treatment advances in epilepsy include 1) identification of the basic mechanisms of epilepsy(More)
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