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Case Report  |   Volume 4, Issue 10

Panhypopituitarism in a Case of Newly Diagnosed Lung Cancer with a Concurrent Pituitary Mass

Jo Y, Zalikha A, Watford D, Khramov I and Williams M
Abstract

A 65-year-old homeless African American man with a past medical history significant for hypertension, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), diabetes mellitus type II, multiple substance abuse disorder, major depression, and successful treatment of tuberculosis presented to the Miami VA emergency department with depressed mood, fatigue, and suicidal ideation.

  PDF   |    Full Text | DOI: 10.23937/2378-3656/1410192

Case Report  |   Volume 4, Issue 10

First Report of Geniospasm in a Five-Generation Brazilian Family: Clinical Features, Electromyography Findings and Botulinum Toxin Treatment

Carvalho LB, Rampim DB and Chung TM
Abstract

Geniospasm is a rare movement disorder characterized by spontaneous, involuntary, irregular trembling of the chin and the lower lip with accompanying involuntary contractions of the mentalis muscle. It is thought to be an autosomal-dominant inherited condition with high penetrance, which typically manifests in early life and is triggered.

  PDF   |    Full Text | DOI: 10.23937/2378-3656/1410191

Case Report  |   Volume 4, Issue 10

Hypnosis and Transversus Abdominis Plane Block for Brugada Syndrome Anesthesia: A Case Report

Pauline dos Santos, Loic Cailleau, Yveline Coscoy, Antoine Strzelecki, Benjamin Le Gaillard, Christophe Pelletier, Mireille Houadec, Celine Guerrini and Edmundo Pereira de Souza Neto
Abstract

Brugada syndrome is a distinct form of an arrhythmic disease affecting ionic channels of the heart. We report the anesthetic management of a patient with Brugada syndrome for inguinal hernia repair which was managed satisfactorily with combined light anesthesia, hypnosis with indirect suggestions and transversus abdominis plane block.

  PDF   |    Full Text | DOI: 10.23937/2378-3656/1410190

Commentary  |   Volume 4, Issue 10

Brief Comment on the Challenge and Opportunities for Effective Containment of the Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Epidemic that Affects the World Population

Maria Eugenia Velasco-Contreras
Abstract

It is a chronic disease associated with multiple health problems: Cardio-cerebrovascular, cancer, behavioral disorders, depression or anxiety, localized or generalized neuropathy problems due to irritation or destruction of the myelin layer, non-traumatic lower limb amputation, blindness, terminal renal damage, the leading cause of death in many countries.

  PDF   |    Full Text | DOI: 10.23937/2378-3656/1410189

Case Report  |   Volume 4, Issue 10

T-Cell Large Granular Lymphocyte Leukemia Diagnosis in a Patient with Felty Syndrome

Nathan Catolino, Michel de Oliveira, Igor Age Kos, Maicon Piana Lopes and Valderilio Azevendo
Abstract

T-Cell Large Granular Lymphocyte Leukemia (T-LGL Leukemia) is a lymphoproliferative disease that usually presents with an indolent behavior, even though in some cases it is complicated by cytopenias and recurrent infections. Felty Syndrome (FS) is a subtype of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) characterized by the association of RA, neutropenia and splenomegaly.

  PDF   |    Full Text | DOI: 10.23937/2378-3656/1410188