Melissa Shein

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A young girl with compensated Hashimoto thyroiditis suffered from progressive encephalopathy while euthyroid. Seizures and mental abnormalities responded excellently to corticosteroids only, supporting the view that encephalopathy could be the clinical manifestation of autoimmune cerebral vasculitis.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate NicAlert immunoassay test strips and liquid chromatography atmospheric-pressure ionization tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) for the measurement of saliva cotinine levels in pregnant Alaska Native women. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study. METHODS Pregnant women completed a questionnaire about their tobacco use during pregnancy(More)
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