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We report a case of a closed outer-table parietal "ping-pong" skull fracture occurring in a 4 190-gram female infant born at 39 weeks and 5 days gestation after an uneventful Cesarean section (Apgar scores of 9 and 9 at one and five minutes). There was no maternal history of abdominal trauma during pregnancy and there were no complications or difficulties… (More)
The computed tomography demonstration of multiple parenchymal brain lesions due to histiocytosis X is described. A comparison of follow-up computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging studies is made.
OBJECTIVE Our aim was to assess the safety and efficacy of transpyloric tube feeding as a therapeutic option to reduce apnea and bradycardia in hospitalized very low birthweight (VLBW) infants with clinical signs suggestive of gastroesophageal reflux (GER). STUDY DESIGN This was a retrospective single-center cohort study of VLBW infants hospitalized from… (More)
This study attempted to predict reduction in pain description, pain behaviour, and depression by measures of motivation and previous vocational development. Twenty-one patients randomly selected from an inpatient pain programme were given pre-admission the Goldberg Scale, a 2-h clinical interview synthesizing educational and vocational history, work values,… (More)
A 38-year-old white woman developed left medical rectus myositis possibly due to an immune response to mepivacaine (Carbocaine) injected around her upper left first molar. Ten months after resolution, a recurrence of left medial restus myositis and also left lateral rectus myositis occured after the injection of chemically related lidocaine (Xylocaine) in… (More)