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Funduscopic appearance of retinal hemangioblastomas in right eye (long and short arrows) without (A) and with fluorescein injection (B). (Contributed by Dr. Javad Towfighi.)
Mar. 16, 2021
Hiccups are inappropriate respiratory muscle contractions that can occur due to gastrointestinal, respiratory, neurologic, or systemic disorders, brainstem lesions, benign posterior fossa tumors, surgery, or adverse reaction to drugs. Management is mostly medical using pharmacologic agents.
Jul. 11, 2021
Sleep-related leg cramps are characterized by sudden painful contractions of the lower limb muscles during sleep, typically in the posterior compartment of the leg and foot, which awaken the patient and interrupt sleep. They can be either idiopathic or secondary to metabolic, vascular, or neurologic diseases or medications.
Jul. 22, 2021
Oct. 12, 2020
Cell adhesion molecules (CAMs) are a diverse family of extracellular (eg, laminin) and cell surface (eg, NCAM) glycoproteins involved in cell-cell and
Mar. 05, 2021
Motor loss is usually the most important problem in ulnar nerve entrapment, most notably in the intrinsic muscles of the hand. The motor disability is primarily related to loss of coordination in tasks requiring precision and to loss of thumb pincer strength. In the majority of patients, the initial symptoms are intermittent ulnar distribution numbness and tingling, often associated with elbow flexion.
Aug. 09, 2019
Oct. 21, 2020
Childhood Degenerative & Metabolic Disorders
Leukodystrophies affect the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves, and can cause problems with movement, vision, hearing, balance, ability to eat, memory, behavior, and thought. The various types of leukodystrophies are caused by gene abnormalities leading to destruction of the myelin sheath.
Mar. 18, 2020