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Fluid on both sided os

Danielle Brewington, Dmitriy Petrov, Robert Whitmore, Grant Liu, Ronald Wolf, Eric L Zager
BACKGROUND: Intraneural arachnoid cyst is an extremely rare etiology of isolated cranial nerve palsy. Although seldom encountered in clinical practice, this pathology is amenable to surgical intervention. Correct identification and treatment of the cyst are required to prevent permanent nerve damage and potentially reverse the deficits. We describe a rare case of isolated third nerve palsy caused by an intraneural arachnoid cyst. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 49-year-old woman with a recent history of headaches experienced acute onset of painless left-sided third nerve palsy...
February 2017: World Neurosurgery
Rahul Dwivedi, Sambath Tiroumal
PURPOSE: Paclitaxel (Taxol) is a microtubule-stabilizing agent and belongs to the taxane group of chemotherapeutic drugs. It is used to treat numerous malignancies, such as breast and lung cancers. A rare side effect of this drug includes cystoid macular edema (CME), which is presumed to resolve after cessation of Paclitaxel. We present a case of topical Dorzolamide 2% (Trusopt) having a possible successful effect in the treatment of Paclitaxel-related nonresolving CME. By highlighting this rare ocular side effect of a common chemotherapeutic agent, which fails to resolve upon cessation of the drug alone, we suggest a possible treatment that may help other ophthalmologists in their management of similar cases...
January 2018: Retinal Cases & Brief Reports
Suttasinee Petskul, Chanatthee Kitsiripant, Panthila Rujirojindakul, Amphan Chantarokorn, Arporn Jullabunyasit, Sarunyoo Thinchana
OBJECTIVE: Post anesthetic shivering is one of the most common anesthesia complications. We compared the efficacy of low-dose ketamine with normal saline in preventing post anesthetic shivering in orthopedic surgery. MATERIAL AND METHOD: The present study was a prospective, randomized, double-blind, controlled clinical trial involving 183 ASA I-II patients, aged 18 to 65 years whom underwent orthopedic surgery with general anesthesia. The patients were randomly allocated to receive either ketamine 0...
April 2016: Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand, Chotmaihet Thangphaet
Andrew J Di Mattina, Ahad Fazelat, Alana Santaro
PURPOSE: Choroidal metastasis from bladder cancer is very rare, with only a handful of cases cited previously in the literature. We present a case of a patient who presented with a serous retinal detachment and a known history of bladder cancer, which he believed was controlled. Based on the clinical evaluation, his history of bladder cancer, and a retinal consult, a workup was initiated and he was found to have choroidal metastasis from his cancer. CASE REPORT: A 77-year-old white man presented with a 1-week history of blurry vision in his left eye and left-sided frontal headaches...
May 2016: Optometry and Vision Science: Official Publication of the American Academy of Optometry
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