When symptoms are present in a patient in whom a backward displacement of the uterus is found, a thorough investigation should be made to exclude other possible causes for her symptoms.
The case reports of 2 children, aged 3 and 9 years respectively, with otogenic meningitis and cavernous sinus thrombosis, are presented.
Preventable maternal deaths from shock and uncontrollable haemorrhage due to the clotting defect of hypofibrinogenaemia are still occurring today, 20 years after the cause was first descriptionbed.
A fatal case of fluctuating muscle rigidity and spasms is reported.
In my previous communications I reported the syndrome of chest pain, not necessarily accompanied by gastric symptoms, as an indication of gastric ulcers situated high on the lesser curvature.