Three patients are reported in whom treatment of Fanconi's anaemia with androgenic steroids was complicated by the development of either primary hepatocellular cancer (PHC) or peliosis hepatis.
Muscle tissue of patients with ankylosing spondylitis has been studied by means of histology, histochemistry and electron microscopy and has been shown to be grossly abnormal.
Anthropometric measures of growth and serum albumin and transferrin concentrations were assessed in 344 Coloured children aged from 1 to 16 years living in Western Township, Johannesburg.
Despite the presence of stimuli to parathyroid activity, such as low dietary intake of calcium and low serum calcium levels, primary hyperparathyroidism Is extremely uncommon in the indigenous population of Africa south of the Sahara.
Total electrical alternans is an uncommon electrocardiographic abnormality in which alternation in the direction and/or amplitude of all the components (P, QRS and T) of the tracing is present.
In view of impending new legislation in Rhodesia, a survey of 256 criminal mental patients admitted to Ingutsheni Hospital was undertaken.
The elderly patient presents special problems to the clinician.
Some of the interesting points which emerged from an international symposium on beta-blockers and the central nervous system, held in St Moritz in January 1976, are presented.
A problem is defined and its purpose is descriptionbed.