Issue - Southern Medical Association

Announcement

Preliminary Program for 60th Annual Meeting, Washington, D. C., November 14-17, 1966

Case Report

Hemangioma of the Salivary Gland Review of the Literature and Report of a Rare Lesion in the Submaxillary Area

Case Report

Otitic Hydrocephalus

Intracranial hypertension may not be a benign disease since it may cause irreversible disease of the optic tract. One form, related to disease of the mastoid, is described in this case report.

Case Report

Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia in a Benzedrine Addict

Case Report

Hemolysis, Renal Failure and Death, Presumed Secondary to Bite of Brown Recluse Spider

Although the clinical course in this patient's illness was not proven to follow the bite of the brown spider, its characteristics seem identical with the proven cases reported in children. It thus would represent the first fatal case in an adult.

Case Report

Chronic Arsenic Poisoning Resembling Muscular Dystrophy

Case Report

Psoriasis with Arthritis: Chemotherapy with Cyclophosphamide, Nitrogen Mustard and 6-Mercaptopurine

Editorial

THE INDIRECT FLUORESCENT ANTIBODY TECHNIC AND THE DIAGNOSIS OF THE CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASES

Original Article

Monitoring During Ophthalmic Surgery

Original Article

Guy T. Vise, M.D. Outstanding Mississippi Physician to be Installed as SMA President

Original Article

Bilateral Uveal Metastases from Carcinoma of the Breast

Original Article

Unsuspected Foreign Bodies of the Eye

The authors emphasize that even trivial injuries to the eye may include penetrating foreign bodies unsuspected by attending physicians or the patient. The development of impaired function weeks, months or years later may prove the presence of foreign materials in the eye.

Original Article

Percutaneous Transhepatic Cholangiography in Patients with Biliary Disease

The authors have found this a useful and relatively safe means of diagnosis in obstructive jaundice. They believe the use of the intracath needle is the safest method.

Original Article

Clinical Experience with Electronystagmography

The authors outline the uses of this mode of testing and the aid it may give in the etiologic diagnosis of dizziness.

Original Article

Histoplasmosis of the Upper Respiratory Tract

Localized lesions may represent either a sign of disseminated disease or as a residual focus after the lesion at the portal of entry, the lung, has become inactive. In any event it offers interesting problems in diagnosis.

Original Article

X-Ray Studies of the Lumbosacral Spine

The authors recommend the use of x-ray studies in several positions to aid in the evaluation of disturbances in the lumbosacral spine. They have added films made in the standing position and lateral views in flexion and extension to their diagnostic armamentarium.

Original Article

Post-Concussion Syndrome: Its Etiology and Treatment by Inhalation of Carbon Dioxide and Oxygen

The author is evaluating treatment in a condition difficult of diagnosis because of the large subjective element in the patient’ complaints. He makes a good case for his method of treatment. Confirmation of these results by others is imperative, particularly so in the cases of many months’ duration.

Original Article

The Dinner Seminar in a Program for General Practitioners

The author has described what he believes to be a most successful method of developing psychiatric attitudes and technics for the family physician.

Original Article

The Change in Treatment Methods on an Intensive Treatment Service

Without a doubt the psychotropic drugs have hastened the control of psychiatric episodes in a high percentage of patients to make them more amenable to immediate psychotherapy. Furthermore, they permit the patient to return to, and to live in his home community.

Original Article

Smoking and Health: Florida’s Approach to the Problem

Florida has faced the incontrovertible evidence that cigarette smoking has a large role in the pathogenesis of carcinoma of the lung, larynx and mouth, pulmonary emphysema and coronary artery disease. It faces, too, the probability of greater success in prophylaxis, avoidance of the habit in youth, than in breaking the…

Original Article

Medical Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

Original Article

Solitary Nodular Synovitis: A Traumatic Lesion?

The author has shown that under certain circumstances blood clots in a joint may cause solitary nodular synovial lesions. Yet in no case was there evidence that this would have progressed to villonodular synovitis.

Original Article

The Non-Metastatic Neurologic Complications of Malignant Neoplasms

Though neurologists have become quite aware of these complications, particularly in recent years, family doctors and other attending physicians not infrequently have no knowledge of the several syndromes which fall into this category. It is highly possible that these non-metastatic effects of malignancy upon the central nervous system partake of…

Original Article

Fluid and Electrolyte Changes Associated with Transurethral Prostatic Resection

Though the complications from absorption of irrigating fluid during this operation have been recognized for some time, the physiologic and biochemical changes accompanying this absorption have not been well known. Therefore the studies reported here should be of great interest

Original Article

The Response of Various Skin Lesions to Oral Sulfur-35

Though the use of radioactive sulfur may be effective in the treatment of skin lesions such as mycosis fungoides, it is not demonstrated that it is more so than conventional x-ray therapy. Results suggest that more experimental use will be necessary to establish the value of this form of irradiation…

Southern Medical News

Southern Medical News

Announcement

Washington, D. C. – Host of SMA’s 60th Annual Meeting

Washington – a city of grandeur and simplicity, of protocol and leisure, of political pulse and friendly warmth – is part of call for Southern Medical Association’s Sixtieth Annual Meeting, November 14-17, 1966.