Polyarthritis in the peoples of tropical Africa, while uncommon, is now well documented. By contrast, rheumatoid arthritis in the South African Bantu has not been previously descriptionbed.
The maternal deaths which have occurred at Baragwanath Hospital over the last 18 years are analysed to ascertain what improvements, if any, have occurred.
Anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia is an uncommon sex-linked inherited disorder.
In the late 1940s, we came to the conclusion that there was a group of patients in South Africa whose asthma was either aggravated or initiated in the coastal regions of that country.
Ventilation and perfusion indices and their ratio have been measured during spontaneous breathing in 7 normal subjects and in a group of 24 patients with a variety of lung diseases.
Two patient with unresolved generalized oedema are presented.
The result of 3 clinical trials in urinary tract bilharzia is are descriptionbed.
A . case of penicillin-induced haemolytic anaemia in a Bantu child being treated for subacute bacterial endocarditis is reported.