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The clinico-pathological findings are reported of a 16-year-old boy with acute lymphoblastic leukemia who during chemotherapy which included intrathecal Methotrexate developed a transverse cord lesion 5 months before death. Autopsy revealed necrotizing myelopathy of the T8--T10 segments and moderate lymphoblastic infiltration of the cerebrospinal meninges(More)
West Nile (WN) virus is endemic in Israel. The last reported outbreak had occurred in 1981. From August to October 2000, a large-scale epidemic of WN fever occurred in Israel; 417 cases were confirmed, with 326 hospitalizations. The main clinical presentations were encephalitis (57.9%), febrile disease (24.4%), and meningitis (15.9%). Within the study(More)
BACKGROUND Due to increased resistance and safety concerns with insecticide-based pediculicides, there is growing demand for head lice treatments with a physical mode of action. Certain mineral oils kill lice by blocking spiracles or by disrupting the epicuticular wax layer. The present study was performed to evaluate efficacy and safety of a mineral(More)
The objective of this study was a comparative investigation of the influence of concomitant food intake on the bioavailability of two nifedipine-containing controlled-release formulations. Adalat OROS and CORAL were compared in a randomised, non-blind, four-way crossover design in 24 healthy, male subjects after single dose administration following a high(More)
Lidocaine is a well-accepted topical anaesthetic, also used in minors to treat painful conditions on mucosal membranes. This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study (registered prospectively as EudraCT number 2011-005336-25) was designed to generate efficacy and safety data for a lidocaine gel (2%) in younger children with painful conditions in(More)
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