Cedric Priebe

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We report the development of spastic diplegia in infants during the course of interferon Alfa-2a (IFN) therapy for potentially life-endangering hemangiomas. Five infants who displayed diplegia were selected from a group of 26 infants treated with IFN. Diplegia persisted in three infants, and in the remaining two significant recovery occurred after IFN was(More)
The case of a 10-year-old girl with plasma cell granuloma of the lung and an associated hypergammaglobulinemia is reported. A thoracotomy and biopsy were done. Total resection would have required a pneumonectomy. She was treated with an immunosuppressive course of prednisone, which resulted in a reversal of the infiltrative process and the(More)
We describe a case of metastasizing congenital adrenocortical carcinoma and a follow-up of 3 1/2 yr. Treatment with surgery and mitotane was associated with multiple complications. The patient was in remission at 3 1/2 yr. Because of the rarity of this condition, we discuss step-by-step problems encountered during management.
BACKGROUND Care of pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) has placed emphasis on maximizing cerebral perfusion to prevent ischemia and reperfusion injury. A subset of patients with TBI will continue to have refractory intracranial pressure (ICP) elevation despite aggressive therapy including ventriculostomy, pentobarbital coma, hypertonic saline, and(More)
Severe hypertonic dehydration with hyperglycemia developed in a 7-week-old infant girl after she was fed an overconcentrated milk formula for five days. Renal failure,disseminated intravascular coagulation, gangrene of the legs, and coma were added complications. Intravenous rehydration, peritoneal dialysis, and heparin administration corrected the(More)
Accidental exposure to drugs and household products in young children and self-poisoning by adolescents are common clinical problems of important concern to the general pediatrician. This article reviews new developments in the field of pediatric toxicology including 1) epidemiologic data collected from poison centers and hospital admissions that illustrate(More)
BACKGROUND This is our third report covering the census of U.S. physicians over a 15-year period. The present report updates the information for 1980 to 1986. METHODS Most of our data are based on published information from the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates, the American Board of Medical(More)