Eyal Shachar

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A case of a pyoderma gangrenosum (PG)-like eruption due to the antipsychotic drug sulpiride, a form of risperidone, is described. The contribution of sulpiride to the etiology of the PG-like lesion is based on the reduction and healing of the ulcer upon cessation of the drug and the formation of a bulla following the drug's re-administration. The literature(More)
Acute pancreatitis (AP) is a rapidly onset inflammation of the pancreas. Clinical characteristics of AP are severe pain in the upper abdomen and at least a threefold elevation of pancreatic enzymes in the blood. Many conditions predispose to AP; the most common are gallstones and chronic alcohol abuse which account for 75% of acute pancreatitis in the(More)
Tuberous sclerosis (TS) is a multisystem disorder characterized by hamartomas in various organs. It usually manifests itself during infancy or childhood with neurological features, including mental retardation and seizures. We present the case of a military pilot who was diagnosed with TS at 22 yr. of age after he had completed flight training. Suspicion of(More)
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