Issue - Southern Medical Association

Original Article

Surgical Lesions of the Adrenal Gland

The authors review the lesions encountered, the diagnosis and management of the 51 patients in their series.

Case Report

Acute Fulminating Osteomyelitis of the Frontal Bone

This case report illustrates the hazards of conservative treatment for the rare instances of acute osteomyelitis of the frontal bone.

Original Article

Norrie’s Disease

Original Article

The Electroencephalographic Recording of Short- and Long-Term Lithium Effect

Lithium has a “normalizing” effect in certain psychotic states, as shown by alterations of the electroencephalogram, especially in the manic-depressive psychosis. Further studies of this type may lead to further understanding of the pathogenesis of mental illness.

Original Article

Hand Injuries: Psychiatric Considerations

The hand is a most important functional unit of the body. A loss in its functional efficiency may have an important psychologic impact. Not only is the effect of anatomic distortion and crippling traumatic to the patient's emotional structure, but the socioeconomic loss may be great and add further to…

Original Article

Synthesis of Secretory IgA by Human Colostral Cells

The author reports his study of the immunoglobulins of human colostrum and the synthesis of IgA by colostral cells.

Original Article

Simultaneous Electrophysical and Biochemical Monitoring of the Fetus in Labor

In recent years, technics for monitoring the status of the fetus during labor have been developed and represent an important new advance in neonatology. This paper reports the results of simultaneous electrophysical and biochemical monitoring of the fetus.

Original Article

An Evaluation of an Ultrasound Unit for Continuous Monitoring of the Fetal Heart

The authors have described a method for monitoring the fetal heart. It will be useful in women who have had successive labors accompanied by perinatal mortality.

Original Article

The Use of Human Sclera as an Encircling Band for Surgical Treatment of Retinal Detachment

The author proposes the use of a band of human sclera as a substitute for the plastic materials which are in common use as an encircling band.

Original Article

Surgical Advances in the Treatment of Rare Craniofacial Anomalies

Recent advances permit the earlier surgical correction of deformities thereby to minimize the psychologic and anatomic results of such anomalies.

Original Article

A Profile of the Drug Dependent Patient

In today's drug culture, this paper is timely as an aid in the almost daily problems of the primary physicians. It is probable that most doctors have unrecognized instances of drug dependence among their patients, to “surface” as such under the withdrawal accompanying hospitalization for some medical or surgical disease.

Original Article

Drug Therapy of Hypertension

The author reviews the numerous drugs available for the treatment of hypertension, providing indications for the use of each. Also, important is the description of the management of hypertensive crises.

Original Article

A Clinical Review of Congenital Glaucoma

The author reviews the age of onset of this disease, its clinical characteristics, treatment and prognosis. He points to associated congenital anomalies in many of these patients.

Original Article

Estriol Excretion in Cardiac Disease During Pregnancy

Determination of urinary estriol has prognostic value. Lowered levels accompany fetal jeopardy. In Class III cardiac patients the levels are lowered.

Case Report

Progressive Electroencephalographic Changes in Laminar Necrosis of the Brain

This detailed case report is an important one in today's discussion of ethics as to the moment of death. The authors describe in detail evidences of neural activity, probably from the brainstem in spite of death of cerebral neurons.

Case Report

Angiosarcoma of the Breast

Case Report

Management of Keloids by Surgical Excision and Local Injections of a Steroid

Infection following puncture of lobes of ears not uncommonly lead to keloids in the black race. The author describes his management of this problem and indicates his results.

Case Report

Nocardial Infection of the Pulmonary and Central Nervous System: Successful Treatment with Medical Therapy

Original Article

Extramedullary Plasmacytomas of the Head and Neck

The authors consider this lesion in their relationship to systemic multiple myeloma.

Original Article

Tissue Penetrance of Ampicillin

The injection of ampicillin subconjunctivally is followed by measurable levels of the antibiotic in the aqueous, vitreous, cornea and even in the optic nerve.

Clinical Brief

Urine Volume and Prognosis in Oliguric Acute Glomerulonephritis

This study reveals that in patients who have oliguric acute glomerulonephritis which progresses to anuria, the prognosis is poor. A precise definition of urinary suppression in this disease is needed as a prognostic guide.

Original Article

Electromyographic Findings in High Voltage Electrical Burns: Two cases

Electromyographic studies show that in the late or delayed stages following electrical burns there is evidence of damage to the lower motor neurons.

Original Article

Atopic Dermatitis

Certain aspects of the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis are discussed and a step-by-step approach to management is provided in this article.

Original Article

Cesarean Section for Fetal Distress

Case Report

Peritoneal Dialysis in the Treatment of Renal Failure in Multiple Myeloma

Case Report

Hereditary Osteo-Onychodystrophy

Case Report

Pneumatosis Intestinales

Case Report

Hospital Ketosis in the Alcoholic Diabetic: A Syndrome Due to Isopropyl Alcohol Intoxication

Clinical Brief

Tourniquet Difficulty During Intravenous Regional Anesthesia

Editorial

CYCLIC AMP—AND THE NOBEL PRIZE

Editorial

THE YEAR OF PATHOLOGY 1971-1972

Southern Medical News

Southern Medical News

Acknowledgment

Book Received

Book Review

Tie Red Cell. Production, Metabolism, Destruction

Book Review

Synopsis of Pediatrics

Book Review

Human Genetics

Book Review

Medical Research, Priorities and Responsibilities

Book Review

Campbell’s Operative Orthopaedics

Book Review

Synopsis of Dermatology

Proceedings

PROCEEDINGS: Southeastern Chapter—Society of Nuclear Medicine 12th Annual Meeting