American Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience

Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2014

  • Possible Effects of Lamotrigine on Liver of Wister Rats Exposed to Chemoconvulsion and Chronic Restraint Model

    Sahar Mohamed Kamal Shams El Dine

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2014
    Pages: 50-55
    Received: 9 August 2014
    Accepted: 23 August 2014
    Published: 10 September 2014
    Abstract: The present study is designed to investigate the possible hepatotoxic effects of the anti-epileptic drug “lamotrigine, LTG” in adult male wister rats after picrotoxin –induced convulsions and exposure for 21 days to chronic restraint model. This was done by a trial to find out alterations in the activities of liver enzymes and some antioxidants in ... Show More
  • Intracranial Aspergillosis Mimicking a Middle Cranial Fossa Tumor Involving the Cavernous Sinus in an Immunocompetent Patient: Case Report and Literature Review

    Mohamed Badri, Bouali Sofiene, Boubaker Adnene, Bahri Kamel, Jemel Hafedh, Zammel Ihsen

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2014
    Pages: 56-59
    Received: 1 September 2014
    Accepted: 11 September 2014
    Published: 20 September 2014
    Abstract: Intracranial aspergillosis is rare in immunocompetent patients. Extension to the cranial base via the sphenoid sinus is exceptional. Authors report a case of middle cranial fossa aspergillosis involving the cavernous sinus and mimicking an extra-axial tumor in an immunocompetent 65 year-old male. The patient had been suffering from left trigeminal ... Show More