Seung Mo Lim

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A 60-year-old man presented with pain on the left cheek and lateral nose. The patient had been diagnosed with facial herpes zoster in the left V2 area 6 months previously. Medical treatment was prescribed for 6 months but it had little effect. We blocked the left infraorbital nerve under ultrasound guidance, but pain relief was short term. Therefore, we(More)
BACKGROUND Milnacipran is a balanced serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor with minimal side effects and broad safety margin. It acts primarily on the descending inhibitory pain pathway in brain and spinal cord. In many animal studies, intrathecal administration of milnacipran is effective in neuropathic pain management. However, there is no study for(More)
Hemifacial spasm is defined as unilateral, involuntary, irregular twitching of all or parts of the muscles innervated by facial nerves. Here, we present a case of recurrent hemifacial spasm after microvascular decompression (MVD) treated with pulsed radiofrequency (PRF) treatment with good results. A 35-year-old woman suffered from recurrent hemifacial(More)
  • Seung Mo Lim
  • Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • 1986
A review was made of transsexual patients who presented at a clinic for treatment. A total of 154 patients were seen over 6 years. There were 16 female to male transsexuals and 138 male to female transsexuals. Psychiatric screening was a mandatory prerequisite. Hormonal treatment for the transsexual had been started with no exception, prior to consultation.(More)
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