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663 Possible Causes for Formication

  • Insect Bite

    Some insects inject formic acid, which can cause an immediate skin reaction often resulting in redness and swelling in the injured area.[] Many species of bees and wasps have two poison glands, one gland secreting a toxin in which formic acid is one recognized constituent , and the other secreting an alkaline[] If insect bite has caused an allergic reaction, use 1 teaspoon baking soda with formic acid added to it. The application will prove effective in releasing the sting.[]

  • Dementia

    […] mobile phase (MP) B at 1 min to 100% MPB at 3.5 min, 100% MPB at 5.0 min to 25% MPB at 5.5 min (MPA   methanol:water:formic acid, 54.5:45:0.5 containing 2 mM HCOONH 4 ; MPB   formic[] For the immunohistochemical analysis of Aβ, the avidin-biotine-peroxidase technique was used and the paraffin sections were pre-treated with 80% formic acid for 20 min.[] Chemicals and reagents Methanol (Optima TM LC/MS) was obtained from Thermo Fisher and GC/MS grade water and chloroform were obtained from Burdick & Jackson; ammonium formate and formic[]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Formication (sensory hallucination of insects crawling on/under skin, leading to obsessive scratching) and ulceration.[] […] terrifying psychotic episodes that resemble schizophrenia , with visual or auditory hallucinations , delusions such as the sensation of insects creeping on the skin, known as "formication[]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Abstract It has been suggested that physical trauma, involving the cervical spinal cord or the brain, and psychological stress may precede MS onset or may influence the disease course, although this hypothesis has mainly come from anecdotal case reports or small uncontrolled or controlled studies. So far there are[…][]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2010 Jul-Aug;32(4):446.e7-8. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2009.08.005. Epub 2009 Sep 24. Author information 1 Service Universitaire de Psychiatrie 76G03 Centre Hospitalier le Rouvray 4, rue Paul Eluard, 76300 Sotteville lès Rouen, France. Abstract The Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS) is a condition[…][]

  • Hypoparathyroidism

    CONTEXT: Transient and permanent postoperative hypoparathyroidism are recognized complications of neck surgery. Postoperative hypoparathyroidism is usually considered permanent when it persists for 6 months; in rare cases, recovery of hypoparathyroidism through 1 year has been described. Recovery of[…][]

  • Essential Thrombocythemia

    The inv (4)(p13q13) cytogenetic abnormality is uncommon in hematologic malignancies. So far, it has not been previously reported in patients with essential thrombocythemia (ET). We report a first case of ET with inv (4)(p13q13) karyotype in a 69-year-old female patient who developed myelofibrosis at follow up.[…][]

  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

    The disease is often discovered by chance during a routine blood test when it is noticed that there is an overproduction of white blood cells. A normal leukocyte count measures up to 10,000/µl but with CML, the leukocyte count can go beyond 500,000/µl. Blood tests The blood cells are counted and examined using a[…][]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    Spinal neurodegeneration is an important determinant of disability progression in patients with primary progressive multiple sclerosis. Advanced imaging techniques, such as single-voxel (1)H-magnetic resonance spectroscopy and q-space imaging, have increased pathological specificity for neurodegeneration, but are[…][]

  • Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis

    What is TTR-FAP and who gets it? Approximately 10,000, or 1.1 per 100,000 people in the world, are estimated to be living with TTR-FAP, which often shows up when patients are in their thirties or forties. TTR-CM tends to affect older males, ie., men who are 65 or older. However, many cases of both forms of the[…][]

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