Hulka Schneider

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Using a limiting dilution system, frequencies of Borrelia burgdorferi-reactive T cells were determined in the blood and synovial fluid of four patients with chronic Lyme arthritis (LA), one patient with acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans (ACA), two patients with other inflammatory joint diseases, and two healthy individuals. B. burgdorferi-reactive(More)
We report two cases of Lyme borreliosis (LB) with erythema migrans (EM) and simultaneous meningopolyneuritis with radicular pain and lymphocytic pleocytosis in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). EM and pain disappeared completely under high-dose penicillin G therapy within few a days. Pathological findings in CSF improved. Nevertheless, during and after(More)
Considering the necessity to examine the utility of screening tests in the field the results of the Psychological-neurological Questionnaire and a specific neurotoxic test battery were compared. The statistical analysis with crosstables and discrimant analysis showed satisfying classification results. To increase the sensitivity of the screening test(More)
The influence of the family on the development and the maintenance of bulimia nervosa can be seen both biologically and psychosocially. Genetic influences are discussed, but their effects do not explain the aetiology exclusively. Clinical observations and research findings support the role of family dynamics, family environment, and family functioning. In(More)
Non-toxic struma manifestations are likely to increase along with hormonal stress situations. An existing struma may continue to grow. Struma treatment is always indicated and of particular necessity in a stress situation. An account is given of pathophysiological fundamentals, the need for and problems relating to thyroid hormone therapy in pregnancy, with(More)
In 28 adipose patients (15 females, 13 males) with normal carbohydrate tolerance and in 35 adipose maturity-onset-diabetics (27 females, 8 males) a significant reduction of the ideal weight index was achieved by a stationary zero diet. The serum fasting values of triglycerides. cholesterol and uric acid decreased. The clearest influence was found in(More)