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Lawson R M - - 1980
A patient with elastofibroma dorsi, apparently the first recorded case in southern Africa, is described.
Axelrod S - - 1980
Tabulation of cases reported in the literature of unilateral psychogenic somatic symptoms revealed that more symptoms were on the left side of the body than on the right; this result, although falling short of statistical significance, is consistent with recent reviews of hospital records by Stern and by Galin et ...
Plack W - - 1980
A case report of generalized argyria found on routine examination and confirmed by history has been reviewed. The condition has been present for the last 16 years and has gone unchanged. A review of argyria is presented, and the importance of other systemic disease entities in patients with skin discoloration ...
Johnson G A - - 1980
Attempts to simulate Mo-anode spectra for film mammography by using Mo filters with W-anode tubes have been reported by several workers, and others have generated W-like continua for xeromammographic purposes by heavy Al filtration of Mo-anode tubes. In the present work the success of these simulations was tested by Si(Li) ...
Namer M - - 1980
In 25 cases of postmenopausal breast cancer, estradiol receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR) were measured in cutaneous metastatic nodules before and after administration of 30 mg of tamoxifen per day for 1 week. No response was recorded in ER-poor cases. However, in tumors containing greater than 10 fmol ER ...
Tamachi H - - 1980
About 1,100 cases of sporotrichosis were reported in Japan between 1955 and 1973. From February 1975, when our hospital opened, to November 1979, we encountered eight cases of this disease. The patients, two males and six females, were aged from 6 months to 90 years old. Among the clinical types, ...
Jouppila R - - 1980
Three cases of laryngeal oedema leading to endotracheal intubation difficulties in obstetric anaesthesia are described. The first case occurred immediately postpartum in a patient who developed a swollen face from strenuous bearing down efforts in the second stage of labour. The other two cases were patients with severe preeclampsia including ...
Tedeschi L G - - 1980
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts medicolegal system is discussed. The current situation necessitates active participation by general pathologists. The rudimentary skills needed in forensic pathology are delineated. It is emphasized that since medicolegal cases are nationally increasing and since recent comprehensive studies confirm the present shortage of full time forensic pathologists, ...
Crabtree J A - - 1980
The expected success rate in primary stapedectomy is well documented in recent literature, but few reports have commented on the difficulties or the expected results in revision stapes surgery. Reports have dealt with different techniques, but the surgeon and the patients should be aware of the problems and risks involved ...
Koizumi J H - - 1980
Brain metastases from extracranial neuroblastoma are rare. They are generally produced by direct extension from metastatic lesions of skull or dura. Very few cases with primary cerebral metastases have been described. We reviewed all autopsy cases of extracranial neuroblastoma at Children's Memorial Hospital in the 12-year period from 1976 to ...
Sugawara I - - 1979
An autopsy case of a very rare form of generalized aspergillosis with a prominent granulomatous pattern simulating sarcoidosis was presented. The patient was a forty-year-old Japanese female with a four years' clinical course. Kveim's test was positive. Multiple epithelioid cell granulomata as well as necrotizing and suppurative lesions were recognized ...
Benedetto A V - - 1979
A review of the literature and report of a case describing perhaps the youngest and first black patient recorded in whom bilateral lesions of acanthoma fissuratum developed and were successfully treated with intralesional corticosteroids is presented herein. Awareness of the clinical characteristics of this benign process can prevent potentially costly ...
Edwards R A - - 1979
Six patients who were admitted with the initial diagnosis of tetanus to a general hospital serving 130 000 people over a 10-year period are reviewed. In three of these patients psychogenic factors played a major part in the presenting pictures. These cases followed a markedly different course from the others. ...
Ellis J W JW - - 1979
A case review of a CVA in a 57-year-old general officer due to positive G-force loading is presented, which is apparently the first such documented episode recorded in the literature. This case reflects the concern about high G-force loading seen in newer high-performance aircraft and has significance in the assignment ...
Garcia-Ibañez J L - - 1979
After a general review of the actual histopathological concept of Menière's disease, a review of the results, as concerns hearing, of the selective section of the vestibular fibers by the suboccipital approach, and of vestibular neurectomy by the middle fossa approach is made. From our personal experience in performing 247 ...
Becker P E - - 1979
The frequency of heterozygotes of recessive generalized myotonia may be estimated at about 1/108 in the German Federal Republic. Some heterozygotes can be identified by an EMG. However, apart from this, apparently 2%--5% of heterozygotes may show minor subclinical manifestations. Sporadic cases of myotonia with late onset and a history ...
Habib M A - - 1979
This is a retrospective study of 100 cases of non-suppurative otitis media among children who presented to the E.N.T. Department at Poole General Hospital between 1975 and 1978. Their histories, investigations and management are reported, with special emphasis on the significance of surgical treatment, and its value in the prognosis ...
Marglin S I - - 1979
The hemoptysis which occurs following lymphography typically consists of one or more episodes of blood-tinged sputum, and generally requires no treatment. In contradistinction to this "mild" form of hemoptysis, the current report describes a case of hemoptysis following lymphography--hemoptysis so severe as to require multiple transfusions. Time course and possible ...
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In T.R.E. Southwood's review of An Introduction to Population Ecology by G. Evelyn Hutchinson (20 Oct. 1978, p. 301), the sentence beginning on the 19th line of the third-from-last paragraph should have read "Persons mentioned in the footnotes are included in the general index" rather than ". . . in ...
Sher G - - 1978
An assay has been developed and evaluated that quantifies the surface tension lowering ability of amniotic fluid surfactant. The formation of stable foam following vigorous shaking of amniotic fluid was evaluated by the addition of various amounts of dipalmitoyl lecithin in a solution of ethanol and saline and by fine ...
Mohler S R - - 1978
A study was undertaken to determine the relative impact of inflight cardiovascular incapacitation among general aviation pilots with respect to general aviation flight safety. During calendar years 1974-75, the National Transportation Safety Board reports reveal that 13 U.S. general aviation pilots died of cardiovascular incapacitation during flight. The analysis of ...
Tarakji M S - - 1978
Five cases of expulsive hemorrhage occurring over a period of one year were reviewed. Two cases occurred during a trabeculectomy procedure. There appear to be multiple factors playing a role in the etiology of expulsive hemorrhage. There was not a single common factor among these 5 cases, except for the ...
Liggins D F - - 1978
A photocopier can be used as a helpful adjunct in the precise documentation of the condition of the hand. It is cheap and easy to use, and it provides a permanent and accurate record.
Garcia J J - - 1978
Aberrant breast tissue may occur anywhere along the embryonic milk line. Only 17 instances of breast tissue of the vulva have been recorded in the English literature between 1900 and 1976. Review of these cases, as well as features of the patient herein reported, serve as a basis for presenting ...
Snowdon J - - 1978
Twelve patients who feigned bereavement are described. Most appeared depressed on admission, and in over half bereavement was erroneously believed by staff to be an important cause of their depression. This type of behaviour, leading to admission to hospital, may be regarded as abnormal illness behaviour, and reasons are given ...
Strickler T L - - 1978
The purpose of this paper is to describe in detail the shoulder myology of the La Plata River Dolphin, Pontoporia blainvillei, and to review the literature on cetacean shoulder myology. Three fetal and one adult animal were used for the collection of morphological information. Pontoporia is less specialized in its ...
Osserman E F - - 1978
To assist clinical assessment and decision making, a computer-based system has been developed to organize key data of individual medical records and display these data in a standard graphic format for each disease. A program for multiple myeloma has been completed and 150 case records entered. The data accessed by ...
Lear T - - 1978
A pilot Voluntary Case Aid programme in an English Mental Hospital using National Health Service resources is described. The selection of ten volunteers and ten patients and the preparation of all personnel was followed by regular contacts for at least a year. Subsequent evaluation suggested high motivation with both Case ...
Agrawal P - - 1978
A case of addiction to Diazepam is reported. Severe withdrawal symptoms such as tremulousness, irritability, increased psychomotor activity, generalized muscle cramps, photophobia, retro-orbital pains and insomnia are described. Visual hallucinations, illusions, and paranoid features are also present in this case. Detoxification and management were accomplished by gradual withdrawal and the ...
Macko J K - - 1978
In the light of the present knowledge of species, the author suggests to accept ten features of species and the general definition of species proposed by Zavadsky (1961, 1968), together with the definition by Mayr (1940) characterizing more concretely the species at the level of biparentally reproducing organisms. The definition ...
Carruthers R H - - 1978
Thirty consecutive cases of portal hypertension seen in a surgical unit in Lusaka, Zambia, are reported. Of these cases 70% were due to portal fibrosis caused by Schistosoma mansoni infestation. Portacaval shunting was undertaken in most cases. Patients with portal fibrosis responded more favourably to portal decompression than did patients ...
Debois J - - 1978
54 cases of erythema nodosum, seen in the Department of Dermatology at the St. Raphael University Hospital, Louvain, were reviewed for their possible aetiology. A search for Yersinia enterocolitica (Y.e.) agglutinins was performed in 21 patients of whom 8 had significant serum antibody titres. These cases are presented and discussed. ...
Boomker J - - 1977
Black grain mycetoma occurred in two horses, one a cross-bred pony and the other a Thoroughbred racehorse. Lesions were limited to wart-like growths in one case and a deep-seated girth gall in the other. In both cases the granules in the affected tissues were similar in pigmentation and structure to ...
Challoner A V - - 1977
A hypothetical action spectrum for the regression of lesions in photochemotherapy of psoriasis is proposed. An ideal detector should have a wavelength response which matches this action spectrum but this is generally not the case with commercially available photometers. The problems that may arise by indiscriminate use of such detectors ...
Buchanan G C - - 1977
Hypothyroidism is generally associated with hypogonadotropism. Occasionally, however, increased gonadotropin concentrations are encountered. The mechanisms, presumably hypothalamic, which determine the gonadotropin shift are unclear. A case report of hyperprolactinemic hypothyroidism with associated hypergonadotropism is presented. The previous literature is reviewed. It appears that hypothyroidism is generally associated with a decrease ...
Tumrasvin W - - 1977
Twenty species belonging to the genus Musca Linné are reported from Thailand with taxonomic key. This study is based on the specimens available in the authors' collection and 8 species are the new records from this country. The newly recorded species are Musca interrupta pilifacies, M. lucens, M. fasciata, M. ...
Rowe I L - - 1977
Seventy-eight general practitioners provided clinical follow-up reports on 752 patients whom they had referred to the Shepherd Foundation, Melbourne, for automated multiphasic health tests (AMHT). One or more new diagnoses were reported in 270 cases (36%). The yield of new diagnoses made as a result of AMHT was a function ...
Pinochet J - - 1977
Five new records of Paratylenchus, including P. pandus n.sp., are reported from Korea. An amended key to the genus is included on the basis of these findings. Macroposthonia tulagonovi is also reported with additional descriptions and illustrations.
Jaiyesimi F - - 1977
Nine children, aged one day to 10 years, presented with gangrene at the Paediatrics Department, University College Hospital, Ibadan. The aetiological factors included septic skin spots (4 cases), snake bite (1 case), femoral vein thrombosis (1 case), and congenital arterial block by embolized placental tissue (1 case). One patient had ...
Balakrishnan V - - 1977
Twenty-six cases of non-neoplastic stenosis of the aqueduct are reviewed. This condition may take a very chronic course and may not be revealed until decompensation of hydrocephalus takes place. Poor athletic record in the school or intellectual impairment in early life, commonly overlooked, can presage the more obvious symptoms. A ...
Stáva Z - - 1977
Following reports of successful treatment of various forms of scleroderma with salazopyrin, 13 selected patients were treated, 8 with acrosclerosis, one with sclerodermatomyositis and four with generalized morphoea. No effect was observed except in two cases of generalized morphoea which were in the acute stage of spreading to involve most ...
Marriott J L - - 1977
We report a patient with aortic regurgitation and ischemic heart disease in whom normal, effortless micturition repeatly precipitated angina. To our knowledge, only one other case of micturition angina has been reported in English literature since the first such case was recorded in the 17th century. The mechanism of production ...
Poltera A A - - 1977
The pathological features of 14 cases of human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) occurring in Uganda over an 8 year period are described. Three cases were clinically proven and in all 14 cases a chronic meningoencephalitis was found. In 2 cases there was histological evidence of ganglion radiculitis and in one of ...
Smith J D - - 1977
Described is a 37-year-old male patient with signs and symptoms of localized perforating granuloma annulare (PGA) on the dorsa of his hands, fingers, elbows, and extensor forearms. PGA usually occurs primarily on the extremities, but the condition may be generalized. Review of the literature indicates that the cause and pathogenesis ...
Blom E - - 1977
The characteristic SME-defect was demonstrated in the spermiogram of two boars in Denmark, one of the Danish Iandrace, and one of Yorkshire breed (imported from England). Recently a similar case has been reported from Norway in a Norwegian Iandrace boar. In order to ascertain whether or not the SME-defect is ...
Chattha A S - - 1977
Twelve patients, including three sisters, with lifelong severe intellectual impairment and neurologic defects were found to have generalized hypoplasia of the cerebral white matter, with corresponding enlargement of the ventricular system. Gray-matter structures were remarkably intact. Reactive cellular changes (gliosis, phagocytosis, inflammation) were absent. To our knowledge, this particular syndrome ...
Jonkman E J - - 1977
The Doppler-echographic examination (HTG) seems to be developing into a screening method for the detection of abnormalities of the large cerebropetal vessels. An appraisal is made of the possibilities and limitations of the HTG based on the literature, a group of 250 patients and several relevant case histories. In general ...
Hartl H - - 1977
The neonatal pleural empyema, especially in its most serious form, following staphylococcal pneumonia, presents a surgical problem demanding immediate emergency treatment. In 1957, we proposed that after diagnosis the empyema should immediately by drained by intercostal suction although in those times drainage was only an attempt after numerous aspirations. Children ...
Vinberg N - - 1976
A total of 34 99mTc-generators from eight different manufactures were studied in 1974 and 1975 with regard to their performance and to the quality of the eluates. With some exceptions the generators performed well and proved their ability to act as a reliable source of 99mTc-pertechnetate. Two cases of mechanical ...
Boo Liat L - - 1976
The recovery of six adult Gnathostoma spinigerum Owen, 1936 from a civet cat, Prionodon linsang Hardwick, constitutes the second reported record of this parasite and the first authenticated case of adult worms found in a wild animal from Malaysia. The food habits of the infected P. linsang as an important ...
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