International Journal of

PhysiatryISSN: 2572-4215


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4215.1510018

Acute Lyme Arthritis Presenting in Bilateral Hips of an Elderly Patient: A Case Report

Lawrence M Asprec, Mitchell K Freedman, Jeffrey A Gehret and George W Young

Article Type: Case report | First Published: December 09, 2019

A 70-year-old male presented with a chief complaint of 10 days of lower back and bilateral lower extremity pain. He described sudden onset of intense, sharp bilateral anterior thigh pain radiating to the medial calves intermittently and without paresthesia, bowel or bladder incontinence, fevers, rashes or weight change. His gait was found to be antalgic and slow. Strength, sensation, and reflexes were intact in both legs. X-ray imaging of bilateral hips revealed mild osteoarthritis bilaterally. ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4215.1510017

Isolated Neuropathy of the Motor Branch of the Ulnar Nerve Sparing the Hypothenar Muscle and Ulnar Intrinsic Groups due to Compressive Lesion: A Case Report

Lawrence M Asprec, MD, Mitchell K Freedman, Pedro K Beredjiklian and George W Young

Article Type: Case report | First Published: December 09, 2019

A 57-year-old man developed progressive weakness over 3 months in his right hand without sensory abnormalities. Clinical and electrodiagnostic examination revealed abnormalities in the FDIO. Clinical examination supported an abnormal AdP. Hypothenar muscle groups were intact, suggestive of an ulnar nerve lesion in the palm, an uncommon area of entrapment. MRI confirmed a ganglion cyst between the third and fourth metacarpal bases, compressing the deep palmar branch of the ulnar nerve. After remo...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4215.1510016

Repercussions of Smoking Habit on Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Dysfunction: Integrative Review

Oliveira-Souza AIS, Oliveira Ferro JK, Santana da Silva TP, Vasconcelos SC, Costa Lima, MD, and Oliveira DA

Article Type: Integrative Review | First Published: August 21, 2019

Temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD) can be triggered by several factors, such as parafunctional habits, among them: smoking. However, the relationship between these two conditions is unclear. The aim of this study was to describe the repercussions of smoke habits in patients with TMD. This is an integrating review with a guiding question considered Population, Intervention, Comparison and Outcomes (PICO). The search strategy was conducted following some Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic R...

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