Two types ,of heart block which occur extensively in families in the Republic of South Africa are reported.
Twelve cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and a single case of Hodgkin's disease were first diagnosed on bone marrow biopsy.
Sixteen patients (mainly Blacks) with iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis were treated with streptokinase and the results assessed by venography.
The serum gastrin response to Oxo or to a meal was studied in 35 patients with duodenal ulcers and in 28 control subjects.
The movement of an endotracheal tube relative to the carina has been studied with the head in different positions.
Sensitivity to house-dust and the mites Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus and D. farinae was the commonest cause of asthma in children living in the Cape Peninsula.
Doctors should redouble their efforts to encourage mothers to breast feed.
Decrease of host resistance in subcutaneous zygomycosis appears to be very specific. Potassium iodide causes nonspecific resolution of the eosinophilic granuloma.
A sociological and obstetric analysis of 130 unwed Afrikaans- and English-speaking mothers showed that 78% of English-speaking and 61% of Afrikaans-speaking mothers preferred to keep their babies.
A clinically malignant tongue ulcer in a 63-year-old White man was proved by histological examination and culture to be due to Blastomyces dermatitidis.