Lee Jacklyn

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Acute Interstitial Nephritis

Medication-Induced Kidney Failure/Allergic Interstitial Nephritis I. What every physician needs to know. Allergic interstitial nephritis (AIN) is an immune mediated kidney injury most commonly induced by drugs such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) and antibiotics. Less common causes of AIN include infections such as Legionella, cytomegalovirus (CMV), Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Streptococcus and many…

Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism

Parkinson’s disease and Parkinsonism I. What every physician needs to know. Idiopathic Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurologic disorder characterized by motor dysfunction including rest tremor, bradykinesia, postural instability and rigidity of movement. Symptoms can progress to include speech and swallowing problems, and in some cases, dementia or psychosis. Continue Reading While the exact mechanism…

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