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. ...
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...