An extensive outbreak of acute haemorrhagic conjunctivitis is being experienced in South Africa.
Oral gold (Auranofin; SKF) 6 mg/d has been used in an open study in 31 patients with active rheumatoid disease, 19 of whom have been on continuous treatment for 1 year.
A series of 36 Black and Coloured patients, presenting during a 1-year period with life-endangering intrathoracic trauma secondary to assault, is presented.
Pulmonary complications after acute cervical spinal cord injury are common.
Nine patients who sustained high-velocity missile injuries to the thorax are reported.
The anatomy of the pyloric sphincteric cylinder is discussed.
An isolated left subclavian artery with a right-sided aorta was discovered during autopsy of a 34-yearold Black woman who had died of pulmonary tuberculosis.
Serum carcino-embryonic antigen (CEA) concentrations are frequently raised in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, but the degree of elevation is slight or moderate.