Issue - Southern Medical Association

Case Report

Facial Squamous Cell Carcinoma With Metastasis to the Femoral Trochanter: An Unusual Case

Case Report

Hemolytic Anemia During Acute Renal Failure: Observations on Plasma Erythropoietin Levels

Case Report

Accidental Death of an Infant Caused by Ingestion of Ammonium Dichromate

Case Report

False Aneurysm of the Sinus of Valsalva Following Aortic Valve Replacement

Case Report

Acute Psychosis Associated with Hypercalcemia: A Complication in the Treatment of Hypoparathyroidism

Case Report

Ankylosing Spondylitis and Hemolytic Disease

Case Report

Vertebral Hemangioma With Compression of the Cord and Wallerian Degeneration

Editorial

Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality

Editorial

POSTOPERATIVE USE OF NARCOTICS

Original Article

Psychiatric Sequelae of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

This study paints up the degree of disability, particularly in the psychiatric area, which often follows subarachnoid hemorrhage. This seems to be especially true in the cases in which operation was necessary.

Original Article

Reconstruction of the Burned Face

The importance of the best possible cosmetic results following burns of the face has been emphasized over and over. The authors review their technics and results in managing the unfortunate victims of such accidents.

Original Article

Factors Modifying the Level of Glucose in the Cerebrospinal Fluid In Vitro Experiments with Human and Animal Neoplasms

The authors describe their findings of the utilization of glucose in the cerebrospinal fluid by malignant cells and the synergistic effect of leukocytes. The question of permeability of the blood-brain barrier needs further investigation in this respect.

Original Article

Gastroscopy: An Aid to the Detection of Small Sliding-Type Hiatal Hernias

Though the symptomatology may suggest this type of lesion, most clinicians have found that the radiologic examination has not verified it upon occasion. This paper is therefore of interest in pointing to another means of establishing a diagnosis.

Original Article

Long Y-Chromosome Associated With Enlarged Satellites on a D-Chromosome

Chromosome analysis of peripheral blood leukocytes from a mentally retarded boy revealed the presence of elongated Y-chromosome and a D-chromosome bearing large satellites. The possible roles of aberrations of the Y-chromosome and the presence of satellites in mental retardation and other developmental disorders are discussed.

Original Article

The Prevalence of Infectious Syphilis In Patients with Acute Gonorrhea

The author calls attention to a well-known fact too often forgotten today,—namely, that the acquisition of one venereal disease has an accompanying hazard of a second disease in a certain percentage of instances.

Original Article

Test for Malignant Disease – A Critical Evaluation of Sunflower Seed Extract

With the publication of a biochemical test for malignancy using a sunflower seed extract, the editorial comment suggested that the results “would deserve repetition by a number of investigators to establish a baseline of accuracy and dependability.” Now three years later a careful study and evaluation of this test establishes…

Original Article

Tetralogy of Fallot in Twins

Original Article

Myoclonic Epilepsy in Children Short-Term Comparative Study of Two Benzodiazepine Derivatives in Treatment

Original Article

Chronic Subdural Hematoma

Periodically it is well to be reminded that even relatively mild injury to the skull, without fracture, may be followed later by neurologic and/or mental symptoms. The correct diagnosis and surgical treatment offer almost certain clinical cure.

Original Article

Current Concepts of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura in Children

Original Article

Medical Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

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Original Article

Chronic Lead Ingestion and Gout

Though some have thought saturnine gout to be an entity of the past, the authors show this is not true in the “moonshine belt.”

Original Article

Potentiation of Muscle Relaxants by Magnesium Sulfate Therapy in Toxemia of Pregnancy

It would seem that the use of magnesium sulphate reduces the need for relaxants during anesthesia of the preeclamptic woman during cesarean operation.

Original Article

Bilateral Anterior Thalamotomy for the Hyperactive Child

The child with cerebral palsy may be irritable, destructive and hyperactive, offering serious problems within the family circle or in an institution. The authors believe this operation will be successful in producing a more tractable and subdued child in many instances.

Original Article

Further Experience with Amniography in Fetal Death in Utero

The use of hypertonic solutions in utero for amniography is an efficient method of stimulating the birth of the dead fetus.

Original Article

The Fictional Physician-Scientist of Nineteenth-Century America Herman Melville

The habit of reading for pleasure is all too commonly lost in the hum-drum of busy and long days. Now and then a quarter of an hour so spent may remind the reader of his los

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