oa South African Medical Journal - An investigation into the prevalence and geographical distribution of ainhum in the Tsolo district of the Transkei
|Article Title||An investigation into the prevalence and geographical distribution of ainhum in the Tsolo district of the Transkei|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of External Staff, Medical Research Council, London|
|Publication Date||Nov 1974|
|Pages||2409 - 2411|
|Keyword(s)||Ainhum, Epidemiology, Genetics, Geographical distribution, Prevalence, Transkei and Tsolo district|
In a detailed local geographical study of ainhum in the Tsolo district of the Transkei some distinctive trends have emerged with regard to its high prevalence, unusual sex ratio, geographical 'clustering' of cases and familial occurrence.
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