Volume 5, Issue 1 (Spring 2001)                   J Qazvin Univ Med Sci 2001, 5(1): 43-49 | Back to browse issues page

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Kazemi B, Alavian Ghavanini M, Jazayeri M, Jonobi M. Sympathetic skin response in Brucellosis. J Qazvin Univ Med Sci. 2001; 5 (1) :43-49
URL: http://journal.qums.ac.ir/article-1-509-en.html
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Background: Many patients with brucellosis complain of symptoms such as tingling and numbness. Objective: To evaluate the sympathetic skin response of patients with brucellosis. Methods: S.S.R test was performed on 30 patients with brucellosis who did not have any other systemic disease as case group and 30 healthy subjects as control group. Findings: The findings indicated significant difference in lower and upper parts of the body between two groups (P<0.05). 46.6% of the patients had abnormal S.S.R. Conclusion: Sympathetic system involvement (Mostly efferent C fibers) is highly suggested in brucellosis.
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