Issue - Southern Medical Association

Original Article

Arteriography and Venography in the Assessment of Thoracic Outlet Syndromes

The differential diagnosis of the several syndromes involving the structures of the thoracic outlet may be quite difficult in many instances. The author has demonstrated that the use of arteriography and venography is a most useful adjunct especially revealing of multiple lesions when they exist.

Original Article

Combined Hydroxyurea and Radiotherapy: A New Dosage Schedule

This study was to determine the efficacy of treatment especially of tumors of the head and neck by the combination of external irradiation and hydroxyurea. Results are sufficient primarily to warrant a further controlled study.

Original Article

Idiopathic Diarrhea in Vietnam: Clinical Features and Response to Therapy

The authors have demonstrated that diarrhea as encountered in Vietnam is not the result of malabsorption of bile acids but rather is of infectious origin, controlled by antibiotics.

Case Report

Duplication of the Male Urethra

Original Article

Subtrochanteric Fractures of the Femur Treated by Intramedullary Nail Fixation

Subtrochanteric fracture of the femur is a shaft fracture through cortical bone. Treatment of this fracture by the method of nail plate fixation has resulted frequently in failure of the metal or displacement of bone fragments. Intramedullary fixation may be a safer and more reasonable approach to the initial treatment…

Original Article

Recognition and Management of Common Intra-oral Lesions

The author reviews the characteristics, diagnosis and clinical significance of the many lesions which may be encountered within the oral cavity.

Case Report

Hemomediastinum and Hemothorax in Mild Hemophilia

Original Article

Hyperthyroidism: Medical Grand Rounds from the University of Alabama Medical Center

Original Article

An Approach to the Diagnosis of the Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

The authors have described from a review of the literature the means of establishing the diagnosis of this syndrome by combining the results of findings from the clinical and radiologic examination and the gastric analysis.

Original Article

Neurologic Changes with Excessively Large Breasts

The author directs attention to the high frequency of hypesthesia in the ulnar distribution of the hands and the occasional accompanying motor weakness in women with large breasts. He believes these manifestations are a variant of the syndrome of compression of the thoracic outlet.

Original Article

Cerebellopontine Angle Tumor: Audiologic Findings in Retrospect

The authors use this case report to review the implications and pitfalls of the audiologic evaluation when involvement of the cerebellopontine angle by tumor is suspected.

Original Article

Hemorrhage from Duodenal Ulceration in the Newborn: Case Report

Case Report

Polyhydramnios: An Infrequent Etiology

Case Report

Paravertebral Ossification of the Cervical Spine

Anterior longitudinal ligament ossification in the cervical spine is rare and probably due to trauma. One patient with this condition is presented.

Original Article

Advocacy for the Health of Society: The True Purpose of the Preplacement Physical Examination

The author searches for a new type of examination for employment, one which includes much more about the man than his physical state.

Original Article

Addiction to Daprisal

The author points to this combination of drugs as having addictive potential. He describes two instances of addiction leading to functional disintegration.

Original Article

Twice A Day Penicillin Therapy for Streptococcal Upper Respiratory Infections

In this study, the efficacy of twice a day oral administration of 800,000 units of potassium penicillin G was as effective in eradication of group A hemolytic streptococci from the upper respiratory tract as was a three times a day regimen.

Original Article

Shock Lung

The author reviews in detail a syndrome recognized only relatively recently. These are respiratory complications to serious bodily trauma even if the thorax is not involved. Its early recognition is important if the patient's life is to be saved.

Original Article

The Problem of Carcinoma in Inflammatory Disease of the Bowel: Selective Case Experiences

The authors consider the difficulties in the differentiation of Crohn's disease of the colon from chronic ulcerative colitis. Furthermore, this problem is complicated by the tendency to develop malignancy of the colon in long-standing inflammatory disease. This paper evaluates the relative merits of the several means at hand to aid…

Original Article

A Malaria Outbreak in Texas, 1970

The anopheline mosquitoes commonly are found in many areas of the South. Given a patient having malaria, secondary cases well may be identified.

Original Article

Pompe’s Disease: Case Report

The details of a rare disorder— Pompe's disease, a form of glycogenosis involving the heart— occurring in an infant are described.

Original Article

Induction of Ovulation with Human Menopausal Gonadotropin

This study demonstrates the effectiveness of pituitary gonadotropin obtained from human postmenopausal urine in selected instances of infertility. The author categorizes the patients likely to respond and those who may develop hyperreactions.

Original Article

The Men Who Inspired William Osler

Clinical Brief

The Undeflatable Foley Catheter: Another Technic for Removal

Original Article

Carcinoma of the Vulva: Anatomic and Histologic Prognostic Factors

In an evaluation of the factors that influence prognosis in this disease, the authors demonstrate that the size of the primary lesion, its histologic characteristics and the presence or absence of metastatic disease of lymph nodes are very important. They additionally emphasize the importance of dissection of lymph nodes in…

Original Article

The Natural History of Syphilis: A Review

One can only evaluate the efficacy of treatment and prognosis in a given disease if one is throughly familiar with its natural history. The biologic phenomena of a disease, including the host's reaction, determine their response to treatment.

Case Report

Idiopathic Hypoparathyroidism with Hyperthyroidism

Clinical Brief

The Current Status of Hydrophilic Contact Lenses

Editorial

“SOUTHERN MEDICINE”

Editorial

SYPHILIS: THE SAME OLD DISEASE

Editorial

THE AMERICAN PHARMACEUTICAL ASSOCIATION ON VENEREAL DISEASE

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