Of 11 patients with acute rheumatic fever, 9 were treated with a total daily salicylate dosage of 3.6 g or less, 1 patient required a total daily dosage of 5.4 g and another required 9,0 9 daily.
A single treatment with repository steroid (methylprednisolone acetate) was given to 300 sportsmen with minor non-articular soft-tissue injuries.
The incidence of infections with Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Heights and weights of Black schoolchildren aged 8 - 14 years, at five rural and two urban centres, have been compared with data secured at these places 12 - 38 years ago.
Any child or adult who has persistent acidosis after apparently adequate treatment should be suspected of having an organic aciduria, as should any person with a large anion gap and acidosis.
A rare case of non-occlusive ischaemic colitis in -a South African Black is descriptionbed.
A patient who was treated with isoniazid and who developed pellagra is presented.
Three cases of traumatic lung cysts after penetrating chest injury are descriptionbed and distinguished from pulmonary haematomas.
A case of multiple facial fractures complicated by subcutaneous emphysema, pneumomediastinum and pneumoretroperitoneum, in the absence of intra-abdominal, neck or chest injuries, is descriptionbed.