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PURPOSE To observe and quantify white matter hyperintensities on MR images in adults with schizophrenialike symptoms who had had congenital rubella, in order to elucidate the neuropathologic sequelae of this perinatal viral infection and to explore the potential relationship of these lesions to schizophrenia. METHODS Eleven deaf adult patients with(More)
AIM To document the impact that rapid increases in HIV infection in hospitalised children at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital has had on in-hospital mortality. METHODS Hospital discharge summaries from January 1992 to the end of 1996 were reviewed. RESULTS There were 20 733 admissions in the five year period; 7985 (39%) were tested for HIV. In tested(More)
The spectrum of neuropsychological features of familial Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) have seldom been reported, possibly because of (a) the rarity of this hereditary form of prion disease; (b) frequent delays in diagnosis, and; (c) the typically rapid demise of the patient, which affords little opportunity for comprehensive testing or serial analysis.(More)
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of injury, disability, and death in the United States. Amantadine is an established dopamine agonist that supports neurological function. The purpose of this literature review was to determine whether amantadine improves cognitive function post-TBI. PubMed and CINAHL were used to search the literature for(More)
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