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Three cases of central nervous system complications of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections are reported. There were several atypical findings: the first patient presented with an acute disseminated encephalitis with normal cerebrospinal fluid and hypogammaglobulinaemia. The second patient presented with a left sixth nerve palsy followed six weeks later by… (More)
A 49-year-old alcoholic woman was admitted for convulsions. She died after a 4-week clinical course characterized by a persistent coma with diffuse muscular hypertonia. Post-mortem examination of the brain demonstrated a spongy degeneration and gliosis of the cerebral cortex, limited to the 3rd and the 4th layers. No other pathological lesion of the central… (More)
A myopathy caused by the activity of polymyxin E on the cell membrane was accompained by immunological manifestations. There were also disturbances of the central nervous system, contrasting with the absence of serious renal lesion.
BACKGROUND Periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) is a reliable procedure to correct the deficient acetabular coverage in hips with developmental dysplasia. It is unclear how the presence of additional femoral cam-type deformity might influence the clinical and radiographic treatment results of PAO. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES (1) Are there differences in clinical scores… (More)
An unusual case of traumatic asphyxia with cerebral and spinal cord symptoms is presented. A survey of the literature indicates that a primary cord lesion is very rare as a consequence of such a trauma. The possible pathogenetic mechanisms of these neurological manifestations are discussed.