This report descriptionbes the first cases of X-linked mental retardation with a marker X chromosome seen in South Africa, and forms part of an ongoing study.
Liver scanning, using the radio-isotope indium113 m (113m ln), can now be routinely perfomed at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia.
The association of congenital heart disease with choanal atresia is descriptionbed in 6 infants (2 White, 3 Black and 1 Coloured).
The metabolism and absorption of ascorbic acid in man are reviewed.
A case of renal malakoplakia associated with prednisone therapy is reported; clinical recovery had taken place 6 months later, after nephrectomy and cessation of corticosteroid administration.
Acute massive hydrothorax, a rare complication of peritoneal dialysis, in a 45-year-old woman is descriptionbed.
Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis in children is rare, and we have therefore descriptionbed 4 cases in Black children.
A case of congenital myopathy (fibre type disproportion) in a 14-year-old White girl is descriptionbed.