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GENERAL MANIFESTATIONS OF SALICYLISM

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Anatomy As a Basis for Medical and Dental Practice

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Endocrinology of Woman

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ACUTE BACTERIAL ENDOCARDITIS IN A DRUG ADDICT

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SURGICAL TREATMENT OF HYPERTHYROIDISM

SUMMARY(1) Great advances in the preoperative and postoperative management of hyperthyroidism have been made in recent years and have eliminated to a great degree the necessity for stage operations for this condition.(2) The treatment of hyperthyroidism is still a surgical problem but cooperation with an internist gives the best results,…

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ABDOMINAL PREGNANCY THREE CASES OF NEAR OR PAST TERM WITH ONE CASE OF EARLY ABDOMINAL PREGNANCY

SUMMARY(1) Three cases of abdominal pregnancy have been presented which were carried for nine months or longer on one obstetrical service within a period of one year.(2) Abdominal pregnancy can be diagnosed with less difficulty if one suspects it in any case which “does not seem just right.”(3) X-rays are…

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SCARLET FEVER ON THE ISTHMUS OF PANAMA

SUMMARY(1) During the forty-year period 1904-1944 there were 146 cases of autochthonous scarlet fever admitted to Gorgas Hospital, Ancon, Canal Zone. The rate was 2.7 per 10,000 hospital admissions. Four patients or 2.7 per cent died.(2) The disease, as elsewhere, is predominantly one of childhood. The course is essentially similar…

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Gynecological and Obstetrical Urology

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SOME NEWER ASPECTS OF ERYTHROCYTE FORMATION AND ITS CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE PRELIMINARY NOTE

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PEPTIC ULCER AS A CAUSE OF ABDOMINAL SYMPTOMS IN CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE

SUMMARY(1) Once attention was directed to the possibility, an unsuspected number of cases of peptic ulcer complicating heart failure were demonstrated, both by x-ray and at autopsy.(2) It is suggested that many of the abdominal complaints in cardiovascular disease, heretofore explained on the basis of passive congestion, may really be…

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URINARY CALCOLOSIS AS A PHASE OF CRYSTALLINIZING PYELONEPHRITIS

SUMMARYIn summary, I have reviewed in its simplest aspects the evidence now at hand from experimental, clinical and pathologic studies into the cause of urinary calculi. I have proposed and supported the thesis that instead of arising from crystalline deposition from the free urinary stream after excretion, stone arises from…

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CAUSAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN OS CALCIS AND SHAPE OF LEG

SUMMARY(1) A particularly long os calcis in Negroes is a racial characteristic.(2) This necessitates a different adjustment of the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles.(3) The result is a non-protruding, slender calf in Negroes more or less stick-like in appearance in contrast to the protruding calf in white more or less bottle…

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NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCY AS AN ETIOLOGICAL FACTOR IN ICTERUS ACCOMPANYING PNEUMONIA IN THE NEGRO II. VALUE OF BREWER’S YEAST IN PREVENTING ICTERUS IN PNEUMONIA

SUMMARY(1) Nine dogs fed on diets restricted to fat meat (pork), overcooked turnip greens, corn meal, and sorghum all developed positive van den Bergh reactions after the artificial induction of pneumonia. These animals all had marked fatty degenerative change in the liver on pathological examination.(2) Eleven dogs fed on similar…

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A National Health Service

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Proceedings of the Rudolf Virchow Medical Society in the City of New York

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TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO From Journals of 1920

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VICTORY MEETING IN CINCINNATI

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TREATMENT OF PELLAGRA AND NUTRITIONAL EDEMA IN INFANTS

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ALABAMA

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THE OKLAHOMA CITY CLINICAL SOCIETY

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MARCH HEMOGLOBINURIA WITH TWO CASE REPORTS

SUMMARYTwo cases of march hemoglobinuria occurring in soldiers are described with detailed clinical and laboratory findings.

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ACUTE PORPHYRIA REPORT OF TWO CASES

SUMMARYTwo cases of acute porphyria are presented. These were characterized by rather sudden onset of acute abdominal pain followed after an interval by muscular paralysis and wasting which showed some predilection for the upper extremities and particularly the shoulder girdles. The deep reflexes were not so depressed as would be…

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Tropical Medicine

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OBSERVATIONS OF THE ANTI-ANEMIC PROPERTIES OF SYNTHETIC FOLIC ACID

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A Manual of Surgical Anatomy

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ACUTE BARBITURATE POISONING

SUMMARY(1) From 1938 to 1943 inclusive there were 49 admissions for acute barbiturate poisoning to Charity Hospital, New Orleans. Five or 9.8 per cent of these cases proved fatal.(2) Eighteen took the drug with suicidal intent and thirteen accidentally.(3) Diagnosis is difficult when the history of ingestion cannot be ascertained…

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ERYSIPELAS ON THE ISTHMUS OF PANAMA

SUMMARY(1) During the forty-year period 1904-1944 there were 246 individuals with primary autochthonous erysipelas admitted to Gorgas Hospital, Canal Zone. The rate was 4.6 per 10,000 hospital admissions. Six patients or 2.5 per cent died.(2) No significant seasonal or annual variations in incidence were noted.(3) The disease was primarily one…

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SPLENIC RUPTURE IN THERAPEUTIC MALARIA