The diagnosis of leptospirosis requires a high Index of suspicion and a knowledge of the wide variety of syndromes with which these patients present.
A substantial Improvement In anaesthetic mortality has been noted at Coronation Hospital; the reasons for this are discussed.
Hypergonadotrophic amenorrhoea implies permanent gonadal failure.
In Transkei, responsible action in the event of mental illness in a family is first taken by the relatives of the patient.
Musicogenic epilepsy is a form of temporal lobe epilepsy.
A 19-year-old man was admitted with haematemesis and over the next 24 hours developed a bronchopneumonia and septicaemia.