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Acknowledgement

BOOK RECEIVED

Case Report

Microcornea with High Myopia, Coloboma of Iris and Exophthalmos Report of a Case

Case Report

Hyperparathyroidism Due to an Intrathymic Parathyroid Adenoma

From the Department of Surgery, University of Louisville Medical School, and the Norton Memorial Infirmary, Louisville, Ky.

Editorial

OUR STAKE IN INTERNATIONAL HEALTH

Original Article

A Comparison of Hormone Therapies for Suppression of Lactation

For women who do not wish to feed their infants at the breast, gonadal steroids may be used quite successfully to suppress the pituitary's lactogenic hormone.

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Ovarian Tumors in the Preadolescent Child

Ovarian tumors in such an age group are rare. Abdominal mass and abdominal pain are the more common manifestations. Because of the smallness of the pelvis in the child, pelvic tumors present themselves rather as abdominal masses.

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“Scoping” the Past: A Search through History for the Management of Anorectal Diseases in the Late Middle Ages

A sense of proportion in one’s knowledge is completely impossible in the absence of historical background for the life-work or the interests of any educated person. This essay makes delightful reading.

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Sigmoidoscopy in the Asymptomatic “Over 40’s”

The author’s findings confirm those of others who have shown a definite incidence of polyps of the lower bowel upon routine proctoscopy of the middle aged.

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Unusual Reactions in Yellow Tattoos Microscopic Studies on Histologic Sections

Sensitivity to light of certain pigments used in tattoos has been reported in the past. However, this is the first description in the medical literature of such reaction to the yellow dyes occasionally used.

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Radical Perineal Prostatectomy

The authors describe their results in 100 consecutive cases of prostatic cancer treated by radical prostatectomy. The results are good.

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Clinicopathologic Conferences Duke University School of Medicine

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Cooperative Field Studies as a Device for Consultation

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The Scope of Contact Lenses

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Vesicocutaneous Conduit

The urinary incontinence which may be a complication of neurologic disease offers a problem difficult of management. It is for this reason that operations for diverting bladder contents through an abdominal stoma have been developed in recent years.

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Space Occupying Lesions Identified Following the Diagnosis of a Psychiatric Disorder

The authors point up the difficulties encountered not infrequently in the differentiation of intracranial lesions from functional psychiatric conditions. The hints may come from an adequate history even though no objective information is obtainable from the laboratory, x-ray or physical examination.

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Regional Ileitis

The authors review their cases and consider the pathogenesis of the disease and its differentiation from ulcerative colitis. Management still is discouraging and usually ends in the use of surgical methods.

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The Present Status of Urinary Diversion

The authors review the various methods which have been used to provide diversion of the urine. They then describe a more recently introduced method.

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Fluorescence Microscopy in the Study of Skin Tumors

In the past several years a new technic has been applied to tissue cells in an attempted early and definitive diagnosis of malignancy. It depends upon the staining of nucleic acids within the cell. The author applied this technic to biopsy specimens from the skin.

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Conservative Management of Cancer of the Larynx

Total laryngectomy is a mutilating operation often accompanied by serious psychologic reactions. It is not to be accepted lightly by the surgeon. This makes discussion of conservative surgery all the more pointed.

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Prolapse of the Umbilical Cord A Ten Year Study Emphasizing Cesarean Section

The authors, after a consideration of the factors playing a part in prolapse of the cord, present their results in terms of salvageable infants and recommend the use of cesarean section as a conservative means to obtain a live child.

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The Surgical Treatment of Extracranial Occlusions Causing Cerebrovascular Insufficiency

The authors report results confirmatory of others which have appeared in the literature in recent years. What is badly needed are adequate control studies of the natural course of strokes or what occurs in patients with angiographic abnormalities without treatment. The whole problem has not been definitely settled.

Original Article

Tetracycline Combined with Amphotericin B in the Treatment of Gonorrheal Urethritis in the Male

Since occasional cases of gonorrheal infection are penicillin-resistant alternate therapy should be available. This combination of antibiotics seems effective for use in such circumstances.

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Drug Effects on the Electroencephalographic Pattern, with Specific Consideration of Diazepam

The authors have discussed the alterations which may be produced in the electroencephalographic pattern by certain sedative and anticonvulsant drugs. These effects must be taken into account in the evaluation and use of the tracing.

Original Article

Complications of Corneal Contact Lenses

The esthetic appeal of contact lenses has led to widespread use and, as is to be expected, these are fitted improperly all too frequently. The author reviews the lesions resulting under such circumstances.

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