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II Serie Volume 33 Number 7-8
July-August 2020


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  1- Factors of recurrence of intraepithelial lesions of the uterine cervix.

2- Duodenoscopy and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in the diagnosis of biliary and pancreatic pathology.

3- Mephedrone (?Meow Meow?), The New Designer Drug of Abuse: Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynimics and Clinical and Forensic Issues

4- Natural history of fetal pyelocaliectasia.

5- Antidepressant drugs.

6- Erysipelas.

7- Pressure ulcer management--Evidence-based interventions.

8- Traumatic Brain Injury: Integrated Approach

9- Genital ulcers caused by sexually transmitted diseases: current therapies, diagnosis and their relevance in HIV pandemy.

10- Current management of gout.

11- Livedo vasculitis.

12- Tarlov's cyst: definition, etiopathogenesis, propaedeutic and treatment.

13- Antibiotic treatment of uncomplicated cystitis in non-pregnant women up to menopause.

14- Urolithiasis and renal colic. Therapeutic approach in urology.

15- Uterine inversion.

16- Surgical basic skills: surgical sutures.

17- Rhabdomyolysis.

18- Neuropathy diagnosis strategy.

19- Neuropathy diagnosis strategy.

20- Glioblastoma multiforme... with multifocal presentation.


Mirtazapine-Induced Mania: A Case Report

Manic and hypomanic states associated with antidepressant treatments are relatively common; however, when specifically considering mirtazapine, those side effects are infrequent. The authors report a clinical case regarding a manic episode with dysphoric features in a patient with no personal or family previous psychiatric history. It began two weeks after starting treatment with mirtazapine up to 30 mg/day. This episode was treated discontinuing mirtazapine and initiating olanzapine (10 mg), with symptomatic remission. Mirtazapine has a specific pharmacodynamics, blocking not only post-synaptic serotonergic receptors but also α2-presynaptic adrenergic receptors. Taking this into consideration, it was hypothesized that this case could be attributed to a noradrenergic syndrome, characterized by
dysphoria, irritability, insomnia and psychomotor agitation.
Keywords: Antidepressive Agents, Tricyclic/adverse effects; Bipolar Disorder/chemically induced; Mirtazapine/adverse effects

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