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A sinister cause of shoulder pain, with numbness and weakness in the ipsilateral hand

A 41 year old patient with insulin dependent diabetes presented with a one month history of progressively worsening pain, numbness, and weakness of his right shoulder and arm. His history included peripheral vascular disease, chronic renal failure, and chronic pancreatitis. He was also a smoker with a 60 pack year history.  
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over 4 years ago
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A sinister cause of shoulder pain, with numbness and weakness in the ipsilateral hand

A 41 year old patient with insulin dependent diabetes presented with a one month history of progressively worsening pain, numbness, and weakness of his right shoulder and arm. His history included peripheral vascular disease, chronic renal failure, and chronic pancreatitis. He was also a smoker with a 60 pack year history.  
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over 4 years ago
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How to Heal Eczema, Arm Numbness and Fatigue

How to Heal Eczema, Arm Numbness and Fatigue At http://bergmanchiropractic.com and http://Owners-Guide.com we strive to educate people on natural solutions t...  
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over 4 years ago
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Mental health soon after war-zone concussions predicts disability

Evaluating military personnel with blast-related mild traumatic brain injuries, researchers have found that early symptoms of post-traumatic stress, such as anxiety, emotional numbness...  
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over 4 years ago
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Diagnose on Sight: Lower extremity numbness and pain

ALiEM Diagnose on Sight: Lower extremity numbness and pain by Dr. Jeff Riddell and Master Clinician podcast by Dr. Eric Silman #DxOnSight  
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over 4 years ago
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Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) supplementation in pregnancy or labour for maternal and neonatal outcomes | Cochrane

This review could not provide evidence from randomised controlled trials that routine supplementation with vitamin B6 during pregnancy is of any benefit, other than one trial suggesting protection against dental decay. It may cause harm if too much is taken, as amounts well above the recommended daily allowance are associated with numbness and difficulty in walking.  
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over 4 years ago
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Chronic and slowly progressive weakness of the legs and hands

A 59 year old man was referred for a definitive diagnosis of chronic and progressive bilateral weakness of his feet and legs, which began aged 11 years. This was associated with gradual clawing of his feet, bilateral hand weakness, bilateral mild numbness of his hands and feet, and foot pain. No bladder or bowel disturbance was reported.  
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Novel drugs and drug combinations for treating tuberculosis

A 56 year old man presented with pain and numbness in his lower legs. He had been treated for pulmonary tuberculosis for the previous six weeks. He thought that his symptoms had started a fortnight previously, after the tuberculosis clinic changed his treatment from a fixed dose combination preparation to multiple, separate drugs. He thought that the new tablets may be causing his symptoms. His partner was also being treated for tuberculosis but with even fewer tablets taken once weekly, and he wondered whether he could take the same treatment as she had. He had a history of excess alcohol intake and admitted to binge drinking at the weekends.  
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A young woman presenting with severe headache

A 20 year old woman with a history of migraine with visual aura in the form of both positive (fortification spectrum) and negative features was admitted to hospital because of unilateral pulsatile right sided headache of one day’s duration. The headache was associated with photophobia, intense nausea and vomiting, right sided facial and upper arm numbness, and a right sided temporal visual field defect. She described the headache as similar to her habitual migraines in character but “the worst ever.” On examination she was normotensive and her Glasgow coma scale was 15. On neurological examination the visual field defect was confirmed and she reported reduction in light touch over the right side of her face and right upper limb.  
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Cognitive Deficits Linked to Hypo Awareness in Type 1 Diabetes

A study of patients with type 1 diabetes finds that those with impaired sensation of hypoglycemic symptoms perform less well on neuropsychiatric tests, particularly those measuring hippocampal function.  
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about 4 years ago
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Interventions for varicose veins and leg oedema in pregnancy | Cochrane

Varicose veins, sometimes called varicosity, occur when a valve in the blood vessel walls weakens and the blood stagnates. This in turn leads to problems with the circulation in the veins and to oedema or swelling. The vein then becomes distended, its walls stretch and sag, allowing the vein to swell into a tiny balloon near the surface of the skin. The veins in the legs are most commonly affected as they are working against gravity, but the vulva (vaginal opening) or rectum, resulting in haemorrhoids (piles), can be affected too. Pregnancy seems to increase the risk of varicose veins and they cause considerable pain, night cramps, numbness, tingling, the legs may feel heavy, achy, and they are rather ugly. Treatments for varicose veins are usually divided into three main groups: pharmacological treatments, non-pharmacological and surgery. The review identified seven trials involving 326 women. Although there was a moderate quality evidence to suggest that the drug rutoside seemed to be effective in reducing symptoms, the study was too small to be able to say this with real confidence. Similarly, with reflexology and water immersion, there were insufficient data to be able to assess benefits and harms, but they looked promising. Compression stockings do not appear to have any advantages. More research is needed.  
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about 4 years ago
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Lesions in the Landscape: A Psychology Art Project on Amnesia |

Most medical conditions involve pain, fever, numbness, drowsiness, or any other sensation that everyone has felt in some form and can relate to. Some condi  
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about 4 years ago
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Fusion for lumbar spinal stenosis?

Patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal canal causing compression of the nerve roots) present with a combination of low back pain and leg pain, numbness, and heaviness. The condition is best managed surgically,1 but which operation should be used?  
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Fusion for lumbar spinal stenosis?

Patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal canal causing compression of the nerve roots) present with a combination of low back pain and leg pain, numbness, and heaviness. The condition is best managed surgically,1 but which operation should be used?  
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Fusion for lumbar spinal stenosis?

Patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal canal causing compression of the nerve roots) present with a combination of low back pain and leg pain, numbness, and heaviness. The condition is best managed surgically,1 but which operation should be used?  
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over 3 years ago