Issue - Southern Medical Association

Case Report

Anterior Cleavage Syndrome In A Patient with Marfan’s Disease

Editorial

THE QUESTION OF AXIS DEVIATION

Original Article

Middle Lobe Disease

The authors emphasize the need for an accurate etiologic diagnosis of middle lobe disease so adequate treatment may prevent its advance to the pathologic changes demanding Iobectomy.

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Cryosurgery in Otolaryngology

The authors report their initial trials with this technic, having achieved a quite satisfactory success.

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Diseases Associated With Protein Losing Enteropathy Electron Microscopic Studies of the Intestinal Mucosa

The author briefly reviews recent information gained by electron microscopy of the gastrointestinal mucosa in protein losing enteropathy. He extends this knowledge by similar studies in human biopsy material

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Nephrotomography and the Evaluation of Renal Mass Lesions

The authors demonstrate that this method of examination may add additional information helpful in diagnosis upon occasion.

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Recent Advances in the Neurosurgical Control of Pain

The author reviews the methods used currently to surgically cut pain pathways for intractable pain and usually in fatal disease. He considers not only the success of these methods but also the unfoward effects.

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Release of Flexor Origin For Spastic Deformities of the Wrist and Hand

The authors have proposed a modification of an established operation for more satisfactory relief of flexion deformity in spastic disease yet preserving useful function.

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The Management of Complicated Avulsion Injuries of the Extremities

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Management of Atopic Dermatitis in Infants and Children

The authors have reviewed present-day knowledge in the management of atopic dermatitis. This perplexing problem may need to be attacked from a number of approaches in any one patient.

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Polycystic Ovary (Stein-Leventhal) Syndrome: Its Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment

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Sexual Problems of Children

This is an area which has not been explored extensively nor in great depth. The authors have found a lesser variation than anticipated as between clinic and private patients—i.e., environment—in their studies. They believe this area of psychopathology deserves much more exploration and study.

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Ewing’s Sarcoma Mimicking Osteomyelitis

The authors emphasize the difficulties in the differential diagnosis of Ewing’s sarcoma. They also point to the continued high mortality rate.

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Late Postoperative Abdominal Complications

The authors graphically illustrate the assistance offered by the radiologist in identifying certain postoperative complications which may accompany abdominal surgery.

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Medical Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

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Unstable Fractures of the Wrist

The author describes the characteristics of the wrist fractures which are unstable, and discusses their management to attain the most successful functional result.

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The Presuicidal Patient: Recognition and Management

One of the major causes of death in this country is suicide. A large proportion of those taking their lives are under the care of a physician or have recently consulted one because of some somatic, but indefinite complaint. Thus, the alert physician may prevent many a suicide if he…

Original Article

Tuberculous Meningitis in Adults

This review illustrates that tuberculous meningitis, characteristic of recent infection, has moved from childhood to adult life. This would be anticipated to accompany the demonstrated later acquisition of tuberculosis of today.

Announcement

Oscar B. Hunter, Jr., M.D Distinguished Washington Pathologist to Assume SMA Presidency

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