Issue - Southern Medical Association

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Peritonsillar Tissue in the Formation of Peritonsillar Abscesses and Tonsil Remnants

On the basis of embryology and histologie findings the author offers an explanation for the development of peritonsillar abscesses.

Article

The Mechanics of Intracapsular Cataract Extraction: Description of a Technic for Subluxation of the Lens without Trauma

The authors vary the technic of cataract extraction in the hope of getting fewer complications.

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Dissecting Aneurysm of the Aorta

In an aging population the diagnosis of this condition should be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis under certain circumstances. More and more cases are being recognized antemortem.

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Differences of Opinion in Gynecology

The author reviews the areas of gynecology in which errors often are committed.

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Observations on Tissue Culture of the Human Eye

The culture of tissues from the human eye offers a technic for research in the effects of viral infection, irradiation and other potential noxious influences upon the ocular structures.

Article

Cholecystographic Visualization of the Rokitansky-Aschoff Sinuses: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature

This abnormality of the gallbladder found upon cholecystography may be misinterpreted for what it is.

Article

The Ophthalmologist Keeps A Patient

Article

Practical Lessons from the Poliomyelitis Vaccine Story

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Cutaneous Windows to Internal Disease

The author reviews the cutaneous manifestations of systemic disease.

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Management of Patients to Have Anesthesia for Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery

The preoperative and postoperative management of the patient who receives a general anesthetic must not be haphazard. This is especially true in the two extremes of life.

Article

Prevention of Recurrent Rheumatic Fever: The Use of Repository Benzathine Penicillin G

Here is an excellent demonstration of the practicality of controlling hemolytic streptococcal infections by the prophylactic use of penicillin at monthly intervals.

Article

Surgical Approaches in the Treatment of Pharyngo-Esophageal Diverticulum

The author outlines his preferable operative technics in the management of pharyngo-esophageal diverticula. He feels the two-stage procedure may be avoided in many cases.

Article

Mastoiditis – A Continuing Problem

The management of otitis media by chemotherapeutic means may permit the development of dangerous and prolonged illness because of the unrecognized inadequacy of such treatment in a purulent process.

Article

Relationship of Cholelithiasis to Sickle Cell Crises

The differential diagnosis in the abdominal crisis of sickle cell anemia must include consideration of cholelithiasis. Hemolytic anemias not uncommonly are complicated by gallstone formation.

Article

The Indefinite Pelvic Mass

Every clinician at some time has met chagrin in his interpretation of the pelvic mass. In the presence of an indefinite pelvic mass the physician or surgeon should move slowly and deliberately.

Southern Medical News

SOUTHERN MEDICAL NEWS

Article

Resection of the Manubrium Sterni For Reticulum Cell Sarcoma

Article

An Evaluation of Beta Irradiation Therapy in Ophthalmology

This is a field of controversy which involves the weighing of results attained against potential hazards.

Article

SCREENING FOR ASYMPTOMATIC DISEASE

Article

Rehabilitation Versus Compensation

Efforts at rehabilitation of the injured or chemically ill person have made great strides in recent years. Further progress is necessary in an aging population both from an economic and psychotherapeutic viewpoint.

Article

Office Anesthesia: Types Not to Use and Why

The giving of an anesthetic continues as one of the big responsibilities of many a general practitioner. This paper emphasizes that the part-time anesthesiologist cannot forego both study and knowledge concerning the action and hazards of each method of anesthesia he employs.

Article

Topical Treatment of Dermatoses with Steroids

An extensive study of a number of steroid preparations points the way to their rational use in the local treatment of skin diseases.

Book Review

Practical Endocrinology

Book Review

Book Reviews

Announcement

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