Thomas D. Hughes

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We describe clinical and genetic analysis of a family with spinocerebellar ataxia 17 (SCA17) presenting with a Huntington disease-like (HDL) syndrome. Clinically diagnosed, HD is genetically heterogeneous. Differential diagnosis includes SCA17. However, SCA17 HDL presentation has been observed only sporadically or in solitary individuals within a family.(More)
and three anonymous referees are gratefully acknowledged. – the Role of Infocom Technologies " Whether this propensity [ " to truck, barter, and exchange one thing for another " ] be one of those original principles in human nature, of which no further account can be given or whether, as seems more probable, it be the necessary consequence of the faculties(More)
Infections are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in renal transplant recipients. Although these patients are susceptible to many types of infection, soft tissue infections are rare. We report a case of tuberculous pyomyositis involving the left erector spinae muscle but with no other manifestations of tuberculosis. The diagnosis was suspected from(More)
This research explores the perceived impact of criminal investigation shows upon the administration of justice in one jurisdiction. The authors used the mail survey technique to ask judges their perceptions of the impact of shows like CSI in their courtrooms. The judges surveyed perceived these shows having an impact on the administration of their courts,(More)
The Dream Center Neurology Clinic (DCNC) is a free specialty clinic associated with the Medical University of South Carolina that provides health care for uninsured patients with neurologic disorders. Routine neurologic care is often neglected by free primary care clinics, leaving indigent and uninsured patients to suffer from treatable neurologic ailments.(More)
The water crisis has been a " hot topic " in recent years. By synthesizing some of the existing literature on this subject, this thesis aims to encourage Americans, particularly those people less familiar with the topic, to start thinking about water issues in a new way, specifically by thinking in systems. Drawing from Donella Meadows, Thomas Hughes and(More)