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Low-Dose Adrenaline, Promethazine, and Hydrocortisone in the Prevention of Acute Adverse Reactions to Antivenom following Snakebite: A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial
In a factorial randomized trial conducted in Sri Lanka, de Silva and colleagues evaluate the safety and efficacy of pretreatments intended to reduce the risk of serious reactions to antivenomExpand
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Internal jugular venous thrombosis due to Trousseau’s syndrome as the presenting feature of metastatic prostate carcinoma: a case report
BackgroundInternal jugular vein thrombosis is a rare vascular event with a potentially fatal outcome. Of the known etiologies, internal malignancies, either known or occult, are well described. EvenExpand
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Prevention of acute adverse reactions to snake antivenom after snakebite: multi-centre, randomized, controlled clinical trial
Oral Presentation Abstract (OP2), 122nd Annual Scientific Sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2009 Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Autoimmune encephalitis presenting as neuroleptic malignant syndrome secondary to antipsychotics causing reversible splenial lesion syndrome
Psychosis is a well-known presentation of autoimmune encephalitis. We report a case of a young female presenting with psychotic symptoms followed by neuroleptic malignant syndrome secondary toExpand
Adult-onset Still's disease presenting with acute liver failure caused by hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis is a well-known complication of adult-onset Still’s disease but an unusual cause for acute liver failure. Here we present a young female with the background ofExpand
Low-dose adrenaline, promethazine and hydrocortisone, (alone and in combination) in the prevention of acute adverse reactions to antivenom following snakebite: a randomised, double blind,
Oral Presentation Abstract (OP28), 124th Annual Scientific Sessions, Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2011 Colombo, Sri Lanka
Hump-Nosed viper bite victim presenting with posterior reversible leukoencephalopathy followed by acute kidney injury
Posterior reversible leukoencephalopathy is one cause of cortical blindness. It is well associated with renal failure and fluctuations of blood pressure. Here we present a female with a recentExpand