Elizabeth K O'Halloran

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Human hearing and balance require intact inner ear sensory hair cells, which transduce mechanical stimuli into electrical signals that are transmitted to the brain. Loss of hair cells after birth in mammals is irreversible, whereas birds are able to regenerate hair cells after insult and demonstrate ongoing hair cell production in the vestibular epithelia.(More)
CASE SUMMARY A 25-year-old caucasian lady presented to the Accident & Emergency department complaining of acute onset severe epigastric pain radiating through to the back with associated nausea and vomiting. A diagnosis of acute pancreatitis was made. Symptoms commenced after the third dose of Metronidazole therapy prescribed for a recurrent periodontal(More)
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