Special emphasis is laid on the importance of vertigo in medicine as regards definition, analysis and classification, and in order to differentiate this from dizziness.
Erythropoietin (ï¿½SF) is a hormone active in the regulation of red blood-cell formation. It has been commonly thought to originate only in the kidney and was believed to be released from the kidney in response to the stimulus of hypoxia.
Four cases of EPP seen in a private consultant practice over a period of 8 months are reported. Two of the cases were siblings and the family was also investigated.
A case of carcinoma of the prostate in a Bantu child aged 9 years is descriptionbed.