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PREVALENCE AND RISK-FACTORS OF BRUXISM IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENT POPULATION AND ITS IMPACT ON QUЕALITY OF LIFE (REVIEW).

Georgian Med News 2021 Jan(310):36-39

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia.

Bruxism has become more and more debatable and pressing issue all over the world last years. the etiology of bruxism has been changing diverse definitions, over the years, however recently it is defined as a repetitive jaw-muscle activity characterized by clenching or grinding of the teeth and by bracing or thrusting of the mandible. This literature review discusses the possible risk factors of bruxism in children and adolescence, among which behavioral abnormalities and sleep disturbances predominates. Read More

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January 2021

Severe parapharyngeal abscess that developed significant complications: management during the COVID-19 pandemic.

BMJ Case Rep 2020 Dec 22;13(12). Epub 2020 Dec 22.

Oral and Maxillofacial Unit, Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Worcester, Worcestershire, UK.

A 50-year-old Caucasian man presented to the emergency department during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic with a rapidly progressive facial swelling, fever, malaise and myalgia. The patient had recently travelled to a COVID-19-prevalent European country and was therefore treated as COVID-19 suspect. The day before, the patient sustained a burn to his left forearm after falling unconscious next to a radiator. Read More

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December 2020

Sinister sinusitis.

Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed 2020 Sep 15. Epub 2020 Sep 15.

Paediatric Rheumatology, Evelina London Children's Hospital, London, UK.

Two previously well Caucasian teenage girls with no significant travel or family history were admitted with sinusitis refractory to treatment with antibiotics. Both had progressive symptoms despite broad-spectrum antibiotics and developed involvement of other systems, ultimately requiring admission to the paediatric intensive care unit (PICU). They were subsequently diagnosed with the same condition and made an excellent recovery. Read More

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September 2020

Ear nose throat-related symptoms with a focus on loss of smell and/or taste in COVID-19 patients.

Am J Otolaryngol 2020 Nov - Dec;41(6):102622. Epub 2020 Jun 23.

Istanbul Aydin University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pulmonology, Istanbul, Turkey.

Purpose: To determine the frequency and severity of general and ear nose throat (ENT)- related symptoms, especially smell and/or loss of sense of taste (STL) in COVID-19 disease, as well as to investigate the recovery process of STL.

Materials And Methods: Patients with a positive COVID-19 diagnosis were given a questionnaire consisting of general questions (age, sex, date of symptoms, smoking history, concomitant diseases), questions about the most obvious symptom at presentation (one option only), the severity and frequency of symptoms (general and ENT), and STL (recovery time and degree of recovery).

Results: The study population consisted of 172 patients, 18-65 years old (mean age, 37. Read More

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November 2020

ENT manifestation in COVID-19 patients.

Auris Nasus Larynx 2020 Aug 15;47(4):559-564. Epub 2020 Jun 15.

Assistant professor of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Department, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Egypt.

Objective: to detect, analyze and discuss the different ear nose throat (ENT) manifestations those were reported in COVID19 positive patients in the reviewed and published literatures.

Methods: We performed a search in the PubMed databases, Web of Science, LILACS, MEDLINE, SciELO, and Cochrane Library using the keywords; COVID-19, Novel coronavirus, corona, 2019-nCoV, SARS-CoV-2, ENT, ear, nose, throat, otorhinolaryngology, ORL, pharynx, ORL, smell, larynx, different ENT related symptoms. We reviewed published and peer reviewed studies that reported the ENT manifestations in COVID-19 laboratory-confirmed positive patients. Read More

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Ocular Manifestations of COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2): A Critical Review of Current Literature.

In Vivo 2020 Jun;34(3 Suppl):1619-1628

First Department of Ophthalmology, Gennimatas General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece

The novel coronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), emerged in China in the city of Wuhan in December of 2019 and since then more than 5,000,000 people have been infected, with approximately 338,000 deaths worldwide. The virus causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which is characterized by fever, myalgia and cough, with severe acute respiratory syndrome being the most fearsome complication. Nevertheless, the vast majority of cases present mild symptoms or none. Read More

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Clinical features of 1487 COVID-19 patients with outpatient management in the Greater Paris: the COVID-call study.

Intern Emerg Med 2020 08 30;15(5):813-817. Epub 2020 May 30.

SAMU 93-UF Recherche-Enseignement-Qualité, Université Paris 13, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Inserm U942, Hôpital Avicenne, 125, rue de Stalingrad, 93009, Bobigny, France.

Clinical features of COVID-19 have been mostly described in hospitalized patients with and without ICU admission. Yet, up to 80% of patients are managed in an outpatient setting. This population is poorly documented. Read More

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Clinical and epidemiological characteristics of 1420 European patients with mild-to-moderate coronavirus disease 2019.

J Intern Med 2020 09 17;288(3):335-344. Epub 2020 Jun 17.

Department of Human Anatomy and Experimental Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, UMONS Research Institute for Health Sciences and Technology, University of Mons (UMons), Mons, Belgium.

Background: The clinical presentation of European patients with mild-to-moderate COVID-19 infection is still unknown.

Objective: To study the clinical presentation of COVID-19 in Europe.

Methods: Patients with positive diagnosis of COVID-19 were recruited from 18 European hospitals. Read More

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September 2020

Comparisons of clinical manifestations and prognosis between giant cell arteritis patients with or without sensorineural hearing loss: A retrospective study of Chinese patients.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2019 Apr;98(17):e15286

Department of General Internal Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH), Chinese Academy of Medical Science (CAMS) and Peking Union Medical College (PUMC), Beijing.

Auditory manifestations has rarely been mentioned in studies concerning giant cell arteritis (GCA). This study explores the proportion of hearing loss (HL) in Chinese GCA patients and investigates the differences in clinical features between GCA patients with and without HL.The study retrospectively reviewed the clinical records of 91 patients diagnosed with GCA at Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH) from November 1998 to October 2017. Read More

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Rare case of otomastoiditis due to chronic infection.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Apr 21;2018. Epub 2018 Apr 21.

Department of Internal Medicine, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

Q fever is a zoonotic disease caused by that usually presents with non-specific or benign constitutional symptoms. Diagnosis is often challenging and, after acute Q fever, 1%-5% of patients can develop chronic disease. We present an 80-year-old male patient who was admitted due to a 3 months history of fever, productive cough, myalgia, weight loss, headache and hearing loss. Read More

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Sudden sensorineural hearing loss in human monocytic ehrlichiosis.

Ear Nose Throat J 2017 Aug;96(8):328-342

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Mail Stop 3010, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA.

The hallmarks of symptomatic human monocytic ehrlichiosis (HME) include fever, headache, myalgia, nausea, malaise, transaminitis, and blood cell abnormalities. Previous case reports have described isolated cranial nerve palsies in infected patients but not hearing loss. We describe the onset of sudden sensorineural hearing loss in 2 patients with HME-a 31-year-old woman and an 82-year-old woman. Read More

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Infection burden among medical events onboard cargo ships: a four-year study.

J Travel Med 2017 05;24(3)

Aix Marseille Univ, URMITE, UMR CNRS 7278, IRD 198, INSERM 1095, IHU Méditerranée Infection, 19-21 Bd Jean Moulin 13005 Marseille, France.

Background: . Cargo ships are medically isolated, yet neglected environments. We aimed to know about medical events onboard cargo ships. Read More

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Evaluation of vestibular biopsy features in patients affected by fibromyalgia, by vulvodynia or by their association.

Pathologica 2016 Dec;108(4):154-159

Operative Unit of Pathological Anatomy, S. Maria Annunziata Hospital, Firenze.

Objective: To evaluate the histologic features of vestibular biopsies from patients affected by fibro myalgia (FM), or vulvodynia (VD), or the their association (FM-VD) in order to facilitate differential diagnosis among conditions that present sexual pain with similar clinical characteristics.

Study Design: Fourty-four women already diagnosed with FM were recruited to evaluate the presence of sexual pain not owing to FM. Fourteen women affected by sexual pain of unknown origin who came to our department requesting treatment were also recruited. Read More

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December 2016

Levamisole-Adulterated Cocaine Toxicity: Would You Recognize It?

Prim Care Companion CNS Disord 2016 Jul 14;18(4). Epub 2016 Jul 14.

University of Louisville School of Medicine, 401 E Chestnut St, Ste 610, Louisville, KY 40202.

Adulteration of cocaine with levamisole is common and can induce serious medical complications. Levamisole is an antihelminthic agent originally approved as an immunomodulator in the treatment of autoimmune disorders and as a chemotherapy adjunct. It was withdrawn from the US market in 2000 but is available in veterinary medicine. Read More

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Aural symptoms in patients referred for temporomandibular pain/dysfunction.

Swed Dent J 2016 ;40(1):13-20

With the aim of studying frequency of aural symptoms and associations with symptoms of TMD new patients referred to the Orofacial Pain Clinic, Odontologen, Göteborg, were asked, at their first appointment and before meeting a specialist, to report any symptoms regarding pain or fullness/swelling of the ear, impaired hearing, sensitivity to sound, and irritation/itching of the ear. They also answered a standardized questionnaire regarding temporomandibular pain and/or dysfunction, and classified their degree of TMD symptoms on a five-point verbal scale and a visual analogue scale. 108 consecutive patients were included in the study, they completed the questionnaires and were examined and diagnosed by different specialists at the clinic. Read More

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Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for the common cold.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 Sep 21(9):CD006362. Epub 2015 Sep 21.

Department of Family Medicine, Kangdong Sacred Heart Hospital, Gil-Dong 445, Gangdong-Gu, Seoul, Korea, South, 134-814.

Background: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been widely used for the treatment of pain and fever associated with the common cold.

Objectives: To determine the effects of NSAIDs versus placebo (and other treatments) on signs and symptoms of the common cold, and to determine any adverse effects of NSAIDs in people with the common cold.

Search Methods: We searched CENTRAL (2015, Issue 4, April), (January 1966 to April week 3, 2015), EMBASE (January 1980 to April 2015), CINAHL (January 1982 to April 2015) and ProQuest Digital Dissertations (January 1938 to April 2015). Read More

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September 2015

Eschar in scrub typhus: a valuable clue to the diagnosis.

J Postgrad Med 2013 Jul-Sep;59(3):177-8

Department of Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.

Background: Scrub typhus is an acute febrile illness widely prevalent in the 'tsutsugamushi triangle' region of the world. Clinical features include fever, myalgia, headache, rash, and a pathognomonic eschar. An eschar is formed by the bite of chigger mite that inoculates the causative agent of Scrub typhus Orientia tsutsugamushi. Read More

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Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for the common cold.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2013 Jun 4(6):CD006362. Epub 2013 Jun 4.

Department of Family Medicine, Kangdong Sacred Heart Hospital, Gil-Dong 445, Gangdong-Gu, Seoul, Korea, South, 134-814.

Background: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been widely used for the treatment of pain and fever associated with the common cold. However, there is no systematic review to assess the effects of NSAIDs in treating the common cold.

Objectives: To determine the effects of NSAIDs versus placebo (and other treatments) on signs and symptoms of the common cold, and to determine any adverse effects of NSAIDs in people with the common cold. Read More

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Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis complicated with diffuse alveolar hemorrhage: a study of 12 cases.

J Clin Rheumatol 2009 Oct;15(7):341-4

Department of Internal Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing 100730, China.

Objective: To summarize the clinical features and therapeutic response of patients with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis complicated with diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH).

Method: A retrospective chart review of the patients having ANCA-associated vasculitis with DAH was made with regard to their clinical symptoms, laboratory test results, responses to therapy and outcomes.

Results: During January 1994 to June 2007, 131 ANCA-associated vasculitis patients were admitted to Peking Union Medical College Hospital. Read More

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October 2009

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for the common cold.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2009 Jul 8(3):CD006362. Epub 2009 Jul 8.

Department of Family Medicine, Kangdong Sacred Heart Hospital, Gil-Dong 445, Gangdong-Gu, Seoul, Korea, South, 134-814.

Background: Although non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been widely used for the treatment of pain and fever associated with the common cold, there is no systematic review to assess the effects of NSAIDs in patients with the common cold.

Objectives: To determine the effects of NSAIDs versus placebo and other treatments on the signs and symptoms of the common cold. To determine any adverse effects of NSAIDs in patients treated with NSAIDs for the common cold. Read More

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A case of ANCA-associated systemic vasculitis induced by atorvastatin.

Clin Rheumatol 2008 Dec 7;27 Suppl 2:S75-7. Epub 2008 Oct 7.

Department of Rheumatology, Waterford Regional Hospital, Waterford, Republic of Ireland.

We present a 45-year-old male patient who presented to Accident and Emergency department with a 6-week history of pain and stiffness involving his bilateral legs. Both calves were markedly tender, and he was not able to bear weight. He also complained of numbness involving his left big toe for a few days, which later spread to involve his arms, and tinnitus and hearing loss in his left ear. Read More

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December 2008

[A case of airway-limiting type relapsing polychondritis].

Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 2007 Dec;45(12):987-91

Department of Respiratory Medicine, Jichi Medical School Saitama Medical Center.

A 59-year-old woman was referred to our hospital for chronic cough and myalgia. Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) and bronchial asthma were first diagnosed, and she was prescribed 15 mg/day prednisolone. PMR improved immediately. Read More

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December 2007

Vocal fold deposits in macrophagic myofasciitis.

Ear Nose Throat J 2007 Apr;86(4):238-9

South Infirmary, Victoria University Hospital, Cork, Ireland.

Macrophagic myofasciitis was first reported in 1998. This disease manifests as diffuse myalgia and chronic fatigue. Its pathophysiology has been traced to the presence of an aluminum adjuvant used in vaccines against hepatitis A and B virus and tetanus toxoid; the adjuvant aggregates at the site of injection. Read More

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Which muscle relaxants should be used in day surgery and when.

Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 2006 Dec;19(6):600-5

Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Policlinico Hospital, Modena, Italy.

Purpose Of Review: After myorelaxants, myalgia and residual curarization may complicate recovery. Local anaesthesia and minimally invasive airway management make myorelaxants disputable in many outpatient procedures; nevertheless, neuromuscular blockade may be necessary to facilitate intubation or maintain muscle relaxation. Agent selection criteria are discussed. Read More

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December 2006

Cardiac diphtheria in a previously immunized individual.

J Natl Med Assoc 2003 Sep;95(9):875-8

Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA.

A previously healthy 19-year-old Asian female without significant past medical history presented to the emergency room complaining of a sore throat, difficulty in swallowing, fever, swollen neck, malaise, and myalgia for three to four days. The patient was initially seen at an outside hospital, evaluated by an ear, nose, and throat physician (ENT), and was found to have desquamative pharyngitis. The patient was transferred to our hospital after she continued to experience progressively worsening shortness of breath and went into acute respiratory distress. Read More

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September 2003

Microscopic polyangiitis with alveolar hemorrhage. A study of 29 cases and review of the literature. Groupe d'Etudes et de Recherche sur les Maladies "Orphelines" Pulmonaires (GERM"O"P).

Medicine (Baltimore) 2000 Jul;79(4):222-33

Service de Médecine, Hôpital Purpan, Toulouse, France.

Microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) is a systemic small-vessel vasculitis primarily associated with necrotizing glomerulonephritis and pulmonary capillaritis. In this retrospective study of 29 patients with MPA and alveolar hemorrhage (AH), we characterized the pulmonary manifestations at presentation and assessed the short- and long-term outcome. AH was diagnosed when bronchoalveolar lavage was macroscopically bloody, or contained hemosiderin-laden macrophages, in the absence of lung infection or pulmonary edema. Read More

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Safety and tolerability of quinupristin/dalfopristin: administration guidelines.

J Antimicrob Chemother 1999 Sep;44 Suppl A:37-46

Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Aviv University School of Medicine, Tel Hashomer, Israel.

The safety and tolerability of quinupristin/dalfopristin were assessed in both comparative and non-comparative trials (2298 quinupristin/dalfopristin-treated patients). In comparative clinical trials, the most frequent systemic adverse events related to quinupristin/dalfopristin were nausea (4.6%), diarrhoea (2. Read More

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September 1999

[Incidence and clinical relevance of antibodies to phospholipids, serotonin and ganglioside in patients with sudden deafness and progressive inner ear hearing loss].

HNO 1998 Jun;46(6):583-6

HNO-Klinik, Universität Tübingen.

Immunoserological assays of patients with sudden deafness and progressive hearing losses have revealed the presence of different antibodies, leading to the assumption that immunological processes may be involved. Recent investigations have demonstrated that these patients have phospholipid antibodies that can cause venous or arterial vasculopathies. In the present study we analyzed the incidence of these antibodies in patients with inner ear disorders. Read More

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Skeletal classification of maxillary and mandibular malpositions.

Authors:
Y Jefferson

Funct Orthod 1996 Nov-Dec;13(5):21-4

Criteria used to establish ideal skeletal position of the maxilla and mandible relative to the cranial base is exacting. It must first enhance facial esthetics and facial profile. Secondly, it must improve TMJ health; and finally, it must improve physiologic harmony. Read More

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Firsthand clinical observations of hemorrhagic manifestations in Ebola hemorrhagic fever in Zaire.

Authors:
P H Sureau

Rev Infect Dis 1989 May-Jun;11 Suppl 4:S790-3

Viral Hemorrhagic Diseases Laboratory, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.

About 5 weeks after the beginning of the outbreak of Ebola virus fever in Yambuku, Zaire, several acute cases of the disease were observed. All of those affected had the following common signs and symptoms: sudden onset of high fever, with chills, headache, myalgia, anorexia, nausea, abdominal pain, sore throat, expressionless face, and profound prostration. In some cases, on around the fifth day of the acute phase, the appearance of an exanthematous rash on the trunk announced the hemorrhagic manifestations: hemorrhagic conjunctivitis, bleeding ulcerations in the mouth and on the lips, gingival bleeding, hematemesis, and melena; epistaxis, ear bleeding, hematuria, and postpartum hemorrhages were also reported. Read More

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