An attempt has been made to establish a hormone profile in 16 women on depot medroxyprogesterone acetate by estimating the urinary luteinizing hormone, total urinary oestrogen and total urinary oestriol excretion monthly over a period of 3 months.
A prospective study to determine whether plasma calcium and inorganic phosphorus values were altered by oophorectomy, and if so, whether subsequent exogenous oestrogen therapy could reverse this effect, is presented.
Dimercaprol injected intramuscularly produced a depletion of adrenal ascorbic acid in intact rats after single and repeated injections and after single injections in reserpine- treated and in hydrocortisone-treated animals.
An investigation is descriptionbed of the therapeutic effect of dried whole milk, acidified dried whole milk, dried skimmed milk with added sunflower-seed oil, and dried skimmed milk with added carbohydrate, on 120 Bantu infants suffering from kwashiorkor.
A case of bilateral vulval and perianal fibro-adenosis in ectopic breast tissue is recorded. The literature is reviewed, the theories of origin are discussed, and the clinical features and management are descriptionbed.
This item was regrettably damaged in the online version of the journal. Sabinet Gateway encourages anyone with access to the full version of the article to contact the African Journal Archive (www.ajarchive.org) to enable us to restore the article to its original state. A preliminary report is presented on the use of nitrous oxide in obstetric anaesthetic practice.