Chad Allen Whyte

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The first pediatric descriptions of cyclic vomiting syndrome were provided in the French literature by Heberden in 1806 and in the English literature by Gee in 1882. An association of cyclic vomiting with migraine headaches was reported by Whitney in 1898. Described by Liveing in 1873 and Buchanan in 1921, Brams introduced the term “abdominal migraine” in(More)
PURPOSE Physiologic gaze-evoked nystagmus (GEN) is one of many normal eye movements seen on the neurologic examination. GEN occurring at gaze angles >45 degrees is considered a positive sign in the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test (HGNT) used by United States police officers to determine alcohol intoxication. METHODS The authors enrolled 56 subjects after a(More)
The classes of medications for migraine treatment are numerous and include ergots, triptans, NSAIDs, antidepressants, anti-epilepsy drugs, antihypertensives and natural supplements. Physicians need to be aware not only of medication efficacy but also of tolerability and safety. Side effects of these drugs can sometimes be beneficial, as migraineurs(More)
Systemic embolisation is a common manifestation of infective endocarditis, but septic coronary embolism resulting in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and aborted sudden cardiac death is rare and usually has a poor outcome [1]. A previously well 38-year-old lady presented with a one week history of lethargy, fever and rigors. Whilst in casualty triage she(More)