Janice Haines

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A simple and portable ultrasound system, using a transducer attached to a pair of spectacles, to measure disorders of facial movement is described and applied to the measurement of tardive dyskinesia. Product-moment coefficients of correlation for the split-half and test-retest assessments of reliability in 20 patients were 0.96 and 0.93 respectively.(More)
In 1969 it was proposed that the episodic madness suffered by King George III (1738-1820) resulted from an acute hereditary porphyria, variegate porphyria, caused by deficiency of protoporphyrinogen oxidase. The diagnosis was based on the historical archive and a contentious claim that living members of the House of Hanover were affected with the condition.(More)
A 42-year-old man with fever, right lower quadrant abdominal pain, and occasional rectal bleeding was diagnosed as having Crohn's disease. He was started on sulfasalazine (Azulfidine) therapy, and a generalized rash subsequently developed. When laboratory data indicated possible sulfasalazine hepatotoxicity, use of the drug was discontinued. Symptoms(More)
Numerous factors must be taken into account in deciding when to allow an athlete to return to sports activities after having infectious mononucleosis. Factors such as length of illness, splenic size, and proper use of diagnostic testing have considerable bearing on this important decision. Splenic rupture is a potentially life-threatening complication of(More)
Renal involvement in legionnaires' disease is a well-known, yet incompletely understood, complication. Manifestations of renal involvement include proteinuria, hematuria, pyuria, cylindruria, and azotemia. Previous cases of legionnaires' disease with renal involvement have shown pathophysiologic changes consistent with acute tubulointerstitial nephritis or(More)
Methanol poisoning is a relatively rare but extremely hazardous form of intoxication that can result in blindness or death. Most cases of poisoning occur by gastrointestinal absorption, but methanol (methyl alcohol) can also be absorbed into the body by respiratory and dermal routes. Methanol is produced from the destructive distillation of wood and is a(More)
Broncholithiasis, a disease that is probably much more common than has been reported, is most often associated with pulmonary infections, for example, tuberculosis and histoplasmosis. Stones originate from calcified peribronchial lymph nodes that erode into the tracheobronchial tree, but lithoptysis occurs infrequently. The most common symptoms are(More)