Blair Boehmer

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Density and pattern of nerve fibers with neuropeptide Y-like immunoreactivity (NPY-LI) and substance P-like immunoreactivity (SP-LI) in the rat dura mater encephali were investigated by light and electron microscopy using whole-mount preparations. NPY-LI fibers are observed throughout the encephalic dura mater. A remarkable net of NPY-LI nerve fibers is(More)
PURPOSE While antibiotic/steroid combinations are routinely administered during the first week after strabismus surgery, they can be costly and inconvenient and may be unnecessary. This study compares the use of single-dose 5% povidone-iodine drops versus a week-long course of antibiotic/steroid as a prophylaxis against postoperative infection in(More)
A wide variety of pathologies afflicting the CNS is see in patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. We report the case of relapsing meningoencephalitis caused by Mycobacterium avium intracellulare (MAI) in a homosexual male with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in whom repeated use of polymerase chain reaction was required to detect(More)
In a 38-year-old female patient with bowenoid papulosis of the anogenital region and an extensive carcinoma in situ of the cervix uteri, HPV16 DNA was found in the biopsy specimens and HPV16/18 DNA was detected in the cervical swab. The known coincidence of both these diseases indicates the necessity for careful regular gynaecological check-ups of patients(More)
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