Ephraim N. Glick

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Ankylosing hyperostosis is a condition in which new bone is laid down on the right antero-lateral aspect of the dorsal vertebrae and across the intervertebral spaces forming spurs or bridges. The lumbar and cervical spines, pelvis, hips, and knees may also be involved. There is no single approved name for this condition. Oppenheimer (1942) described(More)
Four patients with rheumatoid arthritis (R.A.) developed myasthenia gravis after taking penicillamine. In one patient withdrawal of the drug was followed by spontaneous remission of the myasthenia, and in two the dose of anticholinesterase was subsequently reduced. In the fourth patient continuing penicillamine treatment was associated with increasingly(More)
The temperature response of the hands to mild cold stress (20 degrees C for one minute) has been measured in 20 normal subjects, 20 patients with reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) and 10 patients with chronic upper limb pain (CULP) of uncertain origin. The results of RSD and CULP groups were significantly (p less than 0.05) different from normal but were(More)