Irene Elliot

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PURPOSE The localizing value of ear plugging in the treatment of auditory onset partial seizures, to our knowledge, has not been previously described. We propose that ear plugging is a clinical response to a sensory seizure manifested as an auditory hallucination and a tool for identifying the seizure focus in the auditory cortex on the superior temporal(More)
Two patients with persistent lymphocytic thyroiditis and thyrotoxicosis were studied. Both patients presented with severe hyperthyroidism of nine months' duration and had nontender, small thyroid glands. Uptake of radioactive iodine (131I) was consistently low. Serum thyroxine and triiodothyronine levels remained elevated without remission until(More)
To study the regulation of collagen degradation in periodontium, human gingival homogenate was incubated at 36 degrees C and the release of hydroxyproline was assayed as a measure of collagenase activity. Phenylmethylsulfonyl fluoride, soybean trypsin inhibitor and serum albumin inhibited the in vitro collagenolysis while p-aminophenylmercuric acetate, a(More)
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