Anne-Marie Bollen

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Urolithiasis appeared in rats maintained to study the effects of nutrients and methylmercury on development and aging. After a year, the mortality rate was approximately 10%, and by 2 years, it had increased to nearly 30%. Clinical signs and urinary tract pathology were examined as a function of diet, duration on diet, gender, methylmercury exposure,(More)
Routine determination of serum vitamin B12 levels is generally recommended as part of the screening of demented patients, based on the notion that vitamin B12 deficiency is one of the causes of reversible dementia. We studied the effects of vitamin B12 replacement therapy in a prospective longitudinal study at a memory clinic, with special emphasis on(More)
BACKGROUND The thyroid is among the more radiosensitive organs in the body. The goal of this study was twofold: (1) to evaluate age-related changes in what is exposed to ionizing radiation in the neck area, and (2) to assess thyroid shield presence in cephalometric radiographs METHODS Cephalometric radiographs at one academic setting were sampled and neck(More)
A 44-year-old man presented with painful Horner syndrome: severe periorbital pain, ptosis, and miosis of his right eye, with intact facial sweating. Lymphadenitis at the right side of his neck preceded the symptoms. MRI and magnetic resonance angiography showed thickening of the right internal carotid artery, extending from the bifurcation to the cavernous(More)
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