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Identifying which men with prostate cancer might benefit from mental health treatment has proven to be a challenging task. The authors developed the Memorial Anxiety Scale for Prostate Cancer (MAX-PC) in order to facilitate the identification of prostate cancer-related anxiety. A revised version of this scale was tested in a more clinically varied(More)
Status epilepticus (SE) is a common indication for neurocritical care and can be refractory to standard measures. Refractory SE (RSE) is associated with high morbidity and mortality. Unconventional therapies may be utilized in certain cases, including therapeutic hypothermia (TH), bumetanide, and the ketogenic diet. However, the literature describing the(More)
Cataplexy is a complex neurologic phenomenon during wakefulness probably resulting from impairment of pontine and hypothalamic control over muscle tone. REM sleep behavior disorder (RSBD) is characterized by the presence of REM sleep without atonia manifesting clinically as disruptive or injurious behaviors. We present here a patient with both cataplexy and(More)
With the rapid growth of the Internet and the popularity of digital imaging devices, digital imagery has become our major information source. Meanwhile, the development of digital manipulation techniques employed by most image editing software brings new challenges to the credibility of photographic images as the definite records of events. We propose a set(More)
BACKGROUND Autoimmune voltage-gated potassium channelopathies have been associated with a range of neurological presenting symptoms, including central, peripheral, and autonomic dysfunction. PATIENT DESCRIPTION We describe a 12-year-old boy who presented with nine months of pain, anxiety, and 30-pound weight loss. He was admitted for failure to thrive,(More)
BACKGROUND Human parechovirus-3 has been known to cause neonatal sepsis and encephalitis for nearly a decade. However, information about magnetic resonance imaging and cerebrospinal fluid findings as well as outcomes has been limited. PATIENTS Acute presentations and diagnostic testing of two neonates with Human parechovirus-3 encephalitis are described.(More)
The fundamental part of a dowel-type connection is the embedment of a steel dowel into the timber that surrounds it, and the stiffness of the timber in embedment is represented by the foundation modulus. A standard experimental method for identifying the foundation modulus under static load is modified to assess the secant stiffness exhibited under(More)
The case of a 75-year-old man with a history of lymphoma, recent upper respiratory tract infection, and a protracted course of encephalopathy is presented. Radiologically, findings were consistent with posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome. A brain biopsy revealed evidence of endothelial activation, T-cell trafficking, and vascular endothelial growth(More)