Stephanie Sherman

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Cerebellar degeneration

Cerebellar degeneration I. What every physician needs to know. Cerebellar degeneration refers to cerebellar cell loss or damage with resulting neurologic findings. It is a descriptive term rather than a diagnosis unto itself. Traditionally, the term has referred to a group of heterogeneous, inherited, neurodegenerative cerebellar disorders that have recently become differentiated and categorized due…

Acute eosinophilic pneumonia

Acute Eosinophilic Pneumonia I. What every physician needs to know. Acute eosinophilic pneumonia (AEP) is an idiopathic, acute, febrile illness characterized by non-productive cough, dyspnea, diffuse pulmonary infiltrates, and hypoxemia with eosinophilic infiltration of the pulmonary parenchyma. The diagnosis is made when bronchoalveolar lavage cell count reveals > 25% eosinophils in the absence of medication-related,…

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