This Clinical Evidence Synopsis summarizes a Cochrane review of clinical trials comparing the effects of antiviral therapies plus oral corticosteroids vs oral corticosteroids alone for patients presenting within 72 hours of onset of Bell palsy.
This case series describes the clinical characteristics and natural course of patients with acute flaccid paralysis reported to the California Department of Public Health between June 2012 and July 2015, and compares case incidence during a US enterovirus D68 outbreak with other monitoring periods.
This review summarizes use of antithyroid drugs, radioactive iodine, or thyroidectomy in treating Graves disease.
Petersen and coauthors reviewed the ecology, virology, epidemiology, clinical characteristics, diagnosis, prevention, and control of West Nile virus after searching the PubMed electronic database through February 5, 2013. In an Editorial, Ostroff urges maintenance of vector surveillance and control programs.