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BACKGROUND Research into the causes of small-vessel stroke has been hindered by technical constraints. Cases of intracerebral hemorrhage occurring in unusual clinical contexts suggest a causal role for sudden increases in blood pressure and/or cerebral blood flow. CASE DESCRIPTION We describe a fatal primary thalamic/brain stem hemorrhage occurring in the(More)
BACKGROUND after stroke, visual impairment may exacerbate the impact of other impairments on overall disability and negatively influence rehabilitation. OBJECTIVE to examine the visual status of patients after stroke and determine whether this can be improved by simple interventions. DESIGN prospective study. SETTINGS stroke rehabilitation unit in a(More)
2.30 pm Aspirin reduces pulmonary inflammation in an inhaled lipopolysaccharide model of ARDS in healthy volunteers and in a human ex vivo lung perfusion model. Poster 2 HbA1c: a useful diabetes screening tool in acute coronary syndrome. 4.55 pm Thinking outside the box-an unusual presentation but not an uncommon diagnosis. ABSTRACT: Cerebral Autosomal(More)
Aquagenic wrinkling of the palms in adult patients with cystic fibrosis. Aquagenic Wrinkling of the Palms (AWP) is characterised by the development of oedematous white plaques on the hands following exposure to water. To date 30 cases of AWP have been reported, 17 of which are in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) 1. Only two cases have been reported in(More)
Editor, We report a rare cause of pyrexia of unknown origin. An 81-year old woman presented to hospital with left hip pain following a fall. On admission, there was reduced range of movement of the left hip but no other abnormal findings. Initial investigations were normal and she was managed with analgesia and low dose enoxaparin. She was a retired(More)
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