Victoria Hanna

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Thrombotic microangiopathic hemolytic anemia (TMHA) is characterized by thrombocytopenia, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, fever, neurological symptoms, and kidney involvement. It presents as thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) or hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). TMHA has been considered to occur only rarely in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).(More)
OBJECTIVE To characterize the functional and morphologic effects of polyarticular and pauciarticular onset juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) on the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). METHODS Medical and dental histories, intraoral, lateral cephalometric, and panoramic radiographs, facial photographs, and dental study models were obtained for each of 30(More)
OBJECTIVE Twenty-four patients with systemic onset juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) were evaluated to determine its effects on facial morphology and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) form and function. METHODS Patients were evaluated with medical and dental histories, facial photographs, intraoral examination, TMJ examination, lateral tomograms or(More)
There is growing evidence for the influence of plant intraspecific variation on associated multi-trophic communities, but the traits driving such effects are largely unknown. We conducted a field experiment with selected genetic lines of the dioecious shrub Baceharis salicifolia to investigate the effects of plant growth rate (two-fold variation) and gender(More)
In a long-term psychiatric setting, self-induced water intoxication may be a life-threatening situation. At first glance, the symptoms or behaviors of self-induced water intoxication are similar to schizophrenia, i.e., inappropriate behavior, delusions, hallucinations, confusion, and disorientation. In some cases, the symptoms of water intoxication mimic(More)
Death from auto-erotic asphyxiation is a startling phenomenon that is on the rise both in the general population and within psychiatric facilities. While these auto-erotic behaviors may lead to death, it is seldom the client's intention to do harm; rather, the intent is to heighten masturbatory sensations. After describing this phenomenon, the authors(More)