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Brain MRI showing mycotic aneurysm: A FLAIR image; B GRE image; C T1 postcontrast image. (Contributed by Dr. Scott McNally.)
Aug. 24, 2020
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden, unexpected death of an infant (<1 year old) that is unexplained by careful review of history, autopsy,
Feb. 14, 2021
Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders
Aprosodia is characterized by the inability to express or comprehend affective or nonaffective tonal aspects of speech. It is often the result of a cerebrovascular episode and can occur with cortical damage to either the left or right hemisphere or with subcortical damage, but can also be associated with various neurologic or psychiatric illnesses.
Jun. 21, 2020
Neuropharmacology & Neurotherapeutics
Duloxetine is indicated for the treatment of major depressive disorder and for the management of neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy. It is also approved for the treatment of fibromyalgia. Most of the adverse events reported in clinical trials of duloxetine were gastrointestinal, neuropsychological, and hepatic.
Mar. 28, 2021
Korsakoff syndrome is marked by remote memory impairment together with characteristic profound anterograde memory deficits, out of proportion to dysfunction in other cognitive domains, in a person who is fully alert and responsive. Korsakoff syndrome typically results from a deficiency of thiamine and then has a characteristic pathology, making it a specific disease condition, Korsakoff disease. Korsakoff disease is frequently associated with chronic alcohol abuse, but it has also been observed in the context of a number of other conditions that cause malnutrition or malabsorption.
Oct. 21, 2020
Childhood Degenerative & Metabolic Disorders
Mar. 31, 2020
Stroke & Vascular Disorders
Since their introduction, hormonal contraceptives have been associated with an increased risk of stroke. Oral contraceptives may increase the risk of ischemic stroke, although the absolute risk remains very small. Oral contraceptives do not seem to increase the risk of hemorrhagic stroke in the general population. However, they should not be offered to women with migraine with aura.
Feb. 12, 2019
Mar. 07, 2021