Issue - Southern Medical Association

Case Report

Thyrotoxicosis Presenting as Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

Case Report

Localized Scleroderma – En Coup de Sabre

Case Report

Werner’s Syndrome

Case Report

Meningeal Lymphosarcoma As A Primary Intracranial Lesion

Case Report

Goodpasture’s Syndrome: An Immunofluorescent Study of the Pulmonary and Renal Lesions

This is an important case report, since from the use of the immunofluorescent technic it appears that an immune mechanism is involved in the pathogenesis of this syndrome.

Case Report

Priapism as the First and Terminal Manifestation of Sickle Cell Disease

Case Report

Orbital Infection with Dirofilaria

Clinical Brief

Anemia Due to Nonspecific Ileal Ulceration

Editorial

DIETARY THERAPY OF CHRONIC RENAL FAILURE

Original Article

Problems in Getting Patients Off Psychotropic Drugs

This study should be of great interest to those who are quick to prescribe psychotropic drugs in the hope of curing patients who react to situational problems.

Original Article

Rattlesnake Bites In The Eastern United States

As one analyzes the distribution of rattlesnake bites and the resulting deaths, it is evident that physicians in the Southeastern and Southern states especially are most likely to encounter this problem. Treatment leading to the most favorable outcome is outlined by the authors.

Original Article

Pellegrini-Stieda Syndrome: Report of 44 Cases Followed From Original Injury

The authors emphasize the probable frequency of this calcific process if search is made for it. It actually is of no clinical significance.

Original Article

Medical Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

Original Article

Hemorrhagic Cystitis Due to Cyclophosphamide: Report of Two Cases

Original Article

Principles of Adverse Drug Reactions

The author reviews the several forms of untoward reactions to drugs. Particular attention is given to the allergic category—pathogenesis, clinical manifestations and prophylaxis.

Original Article

G Chromosome Trisomy: Five Cases with Syndromes Other Than Classical Down’s

Genetics has become an integral part of the clinical armamentarium of today’s medical student, and with it has arisen an entirely new nomenclature. As knowledge of the genetic background of disease expands, it will gradually become part of the continuing education of physicians. This paper considers findings and possible interrelationships…

Original Article

Correction of Flat Feet in Children: Grice-Green Subastragalar Arthrodesis

Original Article

Evaluation of Methacycline in Pneumococcic Pneumonia of Childhood

Original Article

Medical Complications of Alcoholism

After a consideration of the metabolism of alcohol in the body, the author describes the evolution of disease, especially of the fatty liver, from its use in excess.

Original Article

Open-Heart Surgery – A Triple Threat

The author has made some preliminary studies of the emotional trauma accompanying open-heart surgery, the incidence of postoperative psychoses and other psychiatric complications. He suggests that preoperative evaluation of the patient from the psychologic viewpoint, and his education in the objectives and anticipated results of the proposed operation need emphasis.

Original Article

Surgical Treatment of Spontaneous Intracerebral Hematoma

Though all aspects of this disease have not been clarified to everyone's satisfaction, the authors have arrived at definitive thoughts upon prognosis, treatment and indications for a surgical attack. The patient's general health, the site of the hematoma, the depth of coma or level of consciousness add up to important…

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