Over the last few decades, canine and feline thelaziosis caused by Thelazia callipaeda eye worms has gained the attention of the veterinary community due to the spread of this ocular infestation in geographical areas previously regarded as non endemic. The therapeutic efficacy of milbemycin oxime/praziquantel tablets (Milbemax®) against T. callipaeda was… (More)
A 73 year-old patient with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome and paroxysmic supraventricular tachycardia developed an acute reversible encephalopathy within 15 days of initiation of flecainide. The clinical picture was characterized by visual hallucinations, agitation, anxiety, but no disorientation, and a severe cerebello-myoclonic syndrome with total… (More)
Practically all drugs administered in large amounts can give rise to neurologic symptoms such as drowsiness, insomnia, confusion, seizures or coma and extrapyramidal disorders. In this study, five classes of agents are reviewed: antipsychotic drugs, drugs for Parkinson's disease, antiepileptic drugs, calcium antagonists and salts of bismuth.
The causes of eyelid retraction or ptosis are numerous. Eye changes associated with thyroid dysfunctions are frequent, and diagnosis is not difficult in patients who are thyrotoxic. In euthyroid patients more difficulty may be encountered, especially if the disorder is asymmetric. The cases are described of two patients with ptosis and eyelid retraction on… (More)