Stephen B. Tucker

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BACKGROUND Sweet syndrome (acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis) may occur as a cutaneous paraneoplastic syndrome. This condition has been associated with hematologic malignancies and, to a lesser extent, with solid tumors. METHODS The authors report two patients with malignancy-associated Sweet syndrome: a 66-year-old man in whom the onset of Sweet(More)
Methylphenidate (Ritalin) has been shown to have differential effects on hyperactive children's behavior as a function of dose level. In the present investigation, a triple-blind, placebo-control, within-subject (crossover) experimental design was employed in which 12 hyperactive boys between 6 and 10 years received three different dosages of(More)
This study examined the differential effects of frustration on normal children and those diagnosed as having Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity. Each group consisted of 16 boys between the ages of 6 and 8 years who were prematched for age, grade, and classroom placement. All children completed a series of arithmetic problems in order to earn toy(More)
Synthetic pyrethroids are potent insecticides, utilized for food protection and general pest control. Numerous investigations have indicated that ultra-low volume applications are effective and may eliminate the developing problem of resistance to the currently utilized insecticides. The most prominent health symptom that accompanies topical contact with(More)
A patient with right thalamic hemorrhage developed left-sided hemi-inattention, indifference, motor neglect, and hypokinesia. He also developed a severe memory deficit at the time of hemorrhage. Observations in this patient suggest that, in addition to a syndrome of neglect and hypokinesia, an amnesic syndrome can arise from unilateral lesions involving the(More)
A patient given long-term total parenteral nutrition acquired a zinc deficiency severe enough to cause typical cutaneous manifestations of acrodermatitis enteropathica. This report, the first detailed one, to our knowledge, of such an association, adds to the accumulating evidence that supplementation of trace elements is needed in long-term parenteral(More)
The chemoattraction of comedonal material for leukocytes was evaluated. Material from open comedones attracted mononculear leukocytes but did not attract polymorphonuclear leukocytes. At higher concentrations, comedonal material was cytotoxic for leukocytes of both types. Of the comedonal components tested, free fatty acids produced the greatest(More)