Dex Abrahm

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A 55-year-old woman had recurrent bouts of low substernal and epigastric pain radiating into the interscapular region. A hepatobiliary scan initially showed what was believed to be a dilated common bile duct and nonvisualization of the gallbladder. A delayed image obtained after having the patient move about revealed the presence of a filled gallbladder and(More)
Platelet adrenergic receptors were studied in normal subjects and diabetic patients with autonomic neuropathy to determine the relationship between adrenoreceptor status and orthostatic hypotension. The binding of [3H]clonidine and [3H]yohimbine to platelet membranes was measured in diabetic patients with autonomic neuropathy and orthostatic hypotension (n(More)
Scleroderma is an autoimmune multisystem rheumatic condition characterized by fibrosis of connective tissues of the body, resulting in hardening and impairment of the function of different organs. Deposition of collagen fibers in peri-oral tissues causes loss of elasticity and increased tissue stiffness, resulting in restricted mouth opening. A maximal oral(More)
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