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Case Report

Malignant Thymoma, Hyperthyroidism and Immune Disorder

Neither the author nor anyone else today can relate categorically the events one with another, which have occurred in this patient to constitute a bizarre clinical picture extending over many years. It is highly probable, however, that the author's implied speculations will be borne out some day upon the integration…

Case Report

Hypercalcemia Accompanying Ovarian Mesonephroma without Skeletal Metastasis

Case Report

Nonclostridial Emphysematous Nephritis, Ureteritis, Cystitis and Adrenalitis Due to Escherichia Coli

Case Report

Amebic Abscess of the Left Lobe of the Liver

Case Report

Rupture of Aortic Aneurysm into the Pulmonary Artery

Editorial

FORENSIC PATHOLOGY

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Inhalational Analgesia with Methoxyflurane for Vaginal Delivery

The use of this anesthetic agent compares favorably with nitrous oxide and cyclopropane, though seemingly the resident staff preferred it to the older agents. There also was no difference in the Apgar scores.

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The Present Status of Hyposensitization

The author reviews the present state of hyposensitization in terms of the basic efficacy of aqueous extracts of antigens as compared to some of the depot varieties. Of interest are questions as to antigenicity of the several extracts.

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Medication in Child Psychiatry

The authors describe their success in the use of psychotherapeutic drugs in the management of children with organic disease of the central nervous system as manifested by abnormal behavior. They emphasize that the family physician is in the ideal situation to employ such treatment if he will establish the correct…

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The Role of the Occupational Physician in the Evaluation of Applicants for Employment

The author emphasizes the importance of the pre-employment examination in its value to the employer as a safeguard against wastage in manpower and financial loss in training misfits. Such an evaluation must include the mental as well as the physical aspects of health.

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Inflammatory Pseudotumors of the Lung: A Report of Two Cases and Brief Review of the Literature

The rare lesions are of interest because they suggest the roentgenographic diagnosis of a malignant disease.

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Adverse Reactions to Salicylazosulfapyridine (Azulfidine) in the Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis

Though sulfonamides have a place in the management of ulcerative colitis, their use is not without hazard as has been documented in this report.

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Motor Nerve Conduction Studies Following Spinal Cord Injury A Preliminary Report

The authors have investigated the conduction of motor nerves in patients having spinal cord injury. The results are equivocal and completely explained, suggesting further studies.

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“The Hot-Line:” A Unique Communication System for the Emergency Service

The authors describe a unique means of communication between an ambulance and the Emergency Service of a given hospital. In “real” emergencies the use of this means circumvents the delays which are inherent in the usual telephone system.

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Nonspecific Ulcer of the Small Intestine

The author reviews the clinical picture of this uncommon lesion usually unrecognized until a complication supervenes. The recent recognition that enteric-coated tablets containing potassium chloride may be a cause of such ulcers makes this topic timely.

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The Large Upright T Wave as an Electrocardiographic Manifestation of Intracranial Disease

Even though not understood, electrocardiographic changes accompanying intracranial disease is a topic of interest. Quite obviously such changes may have diagnostic implications upon occasion.

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A Program on Human Genetics in a Medical College

In today's concern with a definition for the primary physician, the basic needs for an allembracing education is too often forgotten. This paper serves the purpose of reminding the practitioner of the ever-expanding responsibilities of medical schools to graduate physicians aware of their diagnostic needs in everyday practice.

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Control of Serum Potassium Levels in the Hyperventilated Postoperative Cardiac Patient

By the use of carbon dioxide, serum potassium levels can be maintained in patients subsequent to open heart surgery.

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Effectiveness of a Large Community Coronary Care Unit

Though coronary care units, such as described by the authors, are becoming more and more commonplace in community hospitals, the description of one at this time may be of interest to those involved in the development of such units. This pattern is quite uniform as is the equipment to be…

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Medical Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

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Clinical Manifestations of Focal Epilepsy

The authors attempt to broaden the usual concepts held in respect to focal epilepsy. They point to the significance of any paroxysmal clinical event which may be related to a relatively restricted area of the brain.

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Rheumatic Heart Disease Occurring in Sickle Cell Disease and Trait

Because rheumatic valvular disease is not infrequently diagnosed in error in patients having sickle cell disease, and because valvular disease is rare in such patients, these two cases are of interest.

Original Article

The Gynecologist – The Woman’s Physician

This is a most valuable contribution to the current confused, and at times heated discussion concerning the definition of a primary physician and who he should be. No one can quarrel with the gynecologist’s serving as the primary physician for the average American woman, especially within the childbearing age and…

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Alveolar Rupture in the Newborn Report of 31 Cases

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