Dr. Patricia A Kirby MD
Neuropathologist | Neuropathology200 Hawkins Dr Iowa City IA, 52242
Dr. Patricia Kirby is a Neuropsychiatrist practicing in Iowa City, IA. Dr. Kirby studies, evaluates, diagnoses, and treats mental disorders attributable to diseases of the nervous system. Neuropsychiatrists are trained to treat disorders occurring in patients due to irritability, attention deficit disorder, epilepsy, and many other conditions.
Education and Training
Univ Of The Witwatersrand- Med Sch- Johannesburg- So Africa 1979
University of the Witwatersrand Faculty of Health Sciences 1993
- Pathologic quiz case: a 9-year-old boy with headache, visual changes, and an occipital mass.
- Pathologic quiz case: a 49-year-old man with chronic cough and a left lung hilar mass. Tracheobronchial amyloidosis.
- Rhabdoid meningioma: intraoperative diagnosis using smear preparation.
- Intravesical colonic pseudotumor.
- Abeta-related angiitis: primary angiitis of the central nervous system associated with cerebral amyloid angiopathy.
- Primary melanoma of the sphenoid sinus presenting with a third cranial nerve palsy.
- 4-monochlorobiphenyl (PCB3) induces mutations in the livers of transgenic Fisher 344 rats.
- Severe feto-placental abnormalities precede the onset of hypertension and proteinuria in a mouse model of preeclampsia.
- Mutagenicity of 3-methylcholanthrene, pcb3, and 4-oh-pcb3 in the lung of transgenic bigblue rats.
- Nedd4 controls animal growth by regulating IGF-1 signaling.
- Endoscopic resection of calcifying pseudoneoplasm of the neuraxis (CAPNON) of the anterior skull base with sinonasal extension.
- A 50-year-old man with back pain and a sellar mass. Metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma.
- Spinal cord schistosomiasis: unexpected postmortem finding.
- Bilateral jugular paragangliomas: a rare cause of raised intracranial pressure.
- FSH receptor (FSHR) expression in human extragonadal reproductive tissues and the developing placenta, and the impact of its deletion on pregnancy in mice.
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- When Could Polydipsia Be a Sign of Something Serious?
Extreme thirst is medically referred to as polydipsia, which is believed to be the first signs of diabetes. Polydipsia can also be accompanied by dry mouth, which could be constantly or temporarily experienced.In order for the body to function properly, it is important to drink an adequate amount of...
- Study Suggests Ties Between Celiac Disease and Early Respiratory Infections
With the rise of celiac disease and other problems related to gluten, finding out just what can cause it and how it has risen alludes even the best of researchers. Knowing the key differences between celiac disease and other gluten issues is a step for better understanding and management of the...
- What Is Euthymia?
IntroductionA person is often regarded as when in the longitudinal course of mood disturbances, the threshold of a disorder is not met. People with bipolar disorder may spend most of their time in the state of mania, depression, or in a mixed state, while the rest are in euthymia. Certain...
- What Is Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus?
Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a type of brain disorder, wherein excess cerebrospinal fluid builds up in the ventricles of the brain. It causes problems in reasoning, thinking, difficulty in walking, and loss of bladder control.Brains ventricles are hollow fluid-filled chambers. Even...
- Tips On Living With Epilepsy
Get to Know Your EpilepsyEpilepsy can affect people at any point in their life. There’s no specific race or gender that have a higher incidence rate of epilepsy. Until now, there was no single cause of epilepsy. The causes of epilepsy range from head injuries to birth defects to tumors and...
- What is a Transient Ischemic Attack?
Also considered as a mini stroke, a transient ischemic attack (TIA) has symptoms similar to that of a stroke, but lasting only for a short period of time, without causing any permanent damage. TIA is often caused by the interruption of blood flow to the brain by a blood clot. Once the blood flow is...