Analgesic nephropathy is well recognised. This is a retrospective review of 19 patients with the disease, who presented at Groote Schuur Hospital over a 4-year period.
Irreversible renal failure in sporadic acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis rarely occurs.
Idiopathic necrosis of the femoral head, with progressive articular destruction, is a well-recognised disorder in the South African Negro.
There are many difficulties in evaluating the efficacy of anxiolytic drugs, but their widespread and increasing clinical use confirms their effectiveness.
Most children suffering from severe acute diarrhoeal disease had a low total body potassium (TBK) on admission to hospital.
A combination of early tangential excision and skin grafting, with early continuous splinting in an acrylic sandwichsplint, is descriptionbed as a method of management of contact burns of the palm in children.
We present 2 Iranian children, siblings, with the very rare but classical 'lobster-claw' deformities of hands and feet.
This is a case report of a diabetic who required 750 - 1000 units of insulin per day when gangrene of the leg developed, whereas previously he had needed no insulin.
Auto-immune mechanisms are important in the evolution of pernicious anaemia, but cannot be demonstrated in all cases.
Old and modern codes of ethics exist, which can be used as guidelines in human experimentation.