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Occipital neuralgia syndromes have been ascribed to a great many pathological alterations, some demonstrable and some hypothetical. Recently, occipital neuralgia has been attributed to developmental and posttraumatic lesions in the cervicocranial junction region, with the nerve roots at C-1 and C-2 considered to be the principal pain pathways. The authors(More)
Recent work on degenerative lumbar curves has focused on stable deformities with entrapment syndrome secondary to spondylotic compression. A review of our local experience with degenerative lumbar curves shows that approximately half of the 14 cases have had a less typical radiographic presentation of short reciprocating lumbar curves thought to be on the(More)
BACKGROUND The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends screening patients living with AIDS to detect and treat early cryptococcal infection. METHODS The authors evaluated a cryptococcal antigen (CrAg) screening and treatment program at an HIV/AIDS clinic in Malawi. Eligible patients were of age >18 years, had a CD4 count <100 cells/µL or WHO clinical(More)
13 children, ages 11-16 years, sustained severe compression fractures or fracture dislocations of the thoracolumbar spine. All cases were treated with Harrington instrumentation with fusion and six also had decompressive laminectomy. All injuries had significant instability and neurologic deficits (nine complete). Follow-up of 2-10 years is provided for(More)
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