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Stomatitis is a common adverse effect of intravenously infused 5-fluorouracil (5FU). Although there are encouraging studies about the preventive role of oral cryotherapy in stomatitis induced by intravenous administration of 5FU, this simple and cost-effective method is not part of clinical practice. This prospective randomized study investigates whether(More)
Cerebellar ataxia has been described as being associated with hypogonadism for almost 100 years. In the majority of cases, hypogonadism is hypogonadotropic. The association of cerebellar ataxia with hypergonadotropic hypogonadism is a rare genetic disorder with a recessive mode of inheritance. Cerebellar ataxia and hypogonadism can also occur associated(More)
OBJECTIVE Vincristine chemotherapy is mainly associated with neurotoxic effects. The ototoxicity of vincristine has been related to high dosage, while low and moderate doses do not seem to induce significant hearing impairment when measured by pure tone or speech audiometry. Otoacoustic emissions have been reported to be more sensitive in early detection of(More)
OBJECTIVES This study examined the use of auditory brainstem response (ABR) by classic clicks and verbal stimuli in young dyslexic adults to identify latency abnormalities. METHODS Subjects included 10 dyslexic adults and 10 age-, sex-, IQ-, education-, and hearing sensitivity-matched normal subjects. Both groups had normal auditory status. Measurements(More)
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