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... to evaluate headaches, according to a paper published in May in the journal Headache.“About 90 percent of all headaches are the primary type where MRI scans of the brain will not reveal any pathology responsible
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
... patients with definite LE, serum autoantibodies to onconeuronal antibodies led to the diagnosis of tumor indicative of a neoplasm. In contrast, none of the eleven patients with hippocampal sclerosis after precipitating ...
Epilepsy, Temporal Lobe
... effects: pain and swelling at the site of injection and occasionally flu-like symptoms. Mitoxantrone, a chemotherapeutic agent, is associated with infections, secondary neoplasms, and organ damage to the heart and liver
... to disseminated tuberculosis. Benign or malignant neoplasms occurred in 1.1 percent of the cladribine treated patients compared to none of controls.“Further studies will be necessary to determine whether these...
Multiple Sclerosis, Relapsing-Remitting
... statistical significance (p=0.0122).Imaging studies revealed that patients on laquinimod had a 32.8 percent reduction in brain atrophy when compared with placebo patients. The placebo patients lost about 1.5 percent of ...
... and neurosurgery had the highest average indemnity of the 28 specialties included in the PIAA review. Among alleged diagnostic errors, the most prevalent conditions named were headache, malignant neoplasms of the...
CASE IN POINT
... for an elevated IgG synthesis rate. Brain MRI done off steroids and six weeks after the original showed marked enlargement of multiple lesions and mass effect on the fourth ventricle (Figure 1, T1-weighted images after
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
...) and FLAIR MRI showed a small region of abnormality in the parasylvian cortex of the left cerebral hemisphere. There were no recent or old brain infarcts seen on T2-weighted MRI. T2*-weighted MRI (gradient-echo images) ...
... percent of claims reported between 1985 and 2006. Of these claims, a malignant neoplasm of the brain was the most prevalent condition that neurologists were alleged to have incorrectly diagnosed.MEDICAL-LEGAL ISSUES