Psychosis of epilepsy (POE) has been recognized as a severe complication of chronic intractable epilepsy for more than a century. Most of the clinical symptoms of POE are reminiscent of schizophrenia. Nevertheless, there is general agreement that the phenomenology of POE differs from classical schizophrenia. The temporal lobe hypothesis of schizophrenia put… (More)
BACKGROUND Recent research using serum high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) has evidenced existence of low grade systemic inflammation in asthmatics whose correlation with various clinical indices is not fully studied. OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between systemic inflammation and various clinical and treatment characteristics of… (More)
A 35-year-old male presented with left loin pain. On evaluation, he was diagnosed to have a left renal lower polar mass. He underwent partial nephrectomy. The histopathological examination was suggestive of teratoma of the kidney. We present this case, as intrarenal teratomas in adults are extremely rare and only a very few cases are reported in literature.
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether the location and extent of the CT hyperdense artery sign (HAS) at presentation affects response to IV alteplase in the randomized controlled Third International Stroke Trial (IST-3). METHODS All prerandomization and follow-up (24-48 hours) CT brain scans in IST-3 were assessed for HAS presence, location, and extent by… (More)