Issue - Southern Medical Association

Original Article

Crohn’s Disease of the Esophagus, Stomach and Duodenum: A Review with Emphasis on the Radiographic Findings

Though this disease was thought at first to be limited to the lower bowel giving the name regional ileitis, it is now known that segments of the upper gastrointestinal tract may be involved as well. This paper describes such instances.

Clinical Brief

Diagnosis of Malaria by Bone Marrow Aspiration

Original Article

Photocoagulation for Diabetic Retinopathy

The author describes an interesting patient and experimental animal studies to demonstrate the effect of photocoagulation upon the vascular lesions of diabetic retinopathy.

Original Article

Primary Adenocarcinoma of the Urinary Bladder

The authors review their case material in terms of histogenesis, clinical findings, prognosis and treatment. This is an uncommon lesion of the bladder.

Article

Motherhood with Sickle Cell and Sickle-C Disease Is Not Worth the Risk

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The Modern Management of Pregnant Sickle Cell Patients: A Preliminary Report

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The Offspring of Patients with Hemoglobin S Gene: Preliminary Report

Original Article

Parkinsonism and Depression

From a retrospective study of parkinsonian patients studied over the years, the authors speculate upon possible neurochemical relationships between the physical manifestations of the disease and the depressive components. They believe that as neural deficits progress the likelihood of depression is enhanced.

Original Article

Blastomycosis of Bone

Skeletal blastomycosis can be diagnosed early. Treatment with 2-hydroxy-stilbamidine and supportive local therapy has a good prognosis. Roentgen appearance of the lesion is not consistent. Fungus infection should be considered in any chronic draining sinus.

Original Article

Demand Analgesia and Anesthesia in Obstetrics: An Evaluation of Apparatus and Technic

The authors recommend an apparatus suitable for self-administered anesthesia. Though such methods have been in use in England, their acceptance in this country has been delayed.

Original Article

Cutaneous Signs of Internal Malignancy

The skin has been described as a mirror of what may be going on within the body. The author illustrates this saying by reviewing the skin lesions which may suggest internal malignancy.

Original Article

Cutaneous Metastases from Malignant Genitourinary Disease

Metastatic tumors in the skin occur in a small number of instances in malignancies of these organs. There are no specific sites of predilection. The prognosis is not necessarily influenced for the worse by the tendency to cutaneous metastases.

Original Article

Treatment of Whiplash Injuries by Nerve Block

The authors relate their experiences in blocking stellate ganglia and/or peripheral nerves in an attempt to combat the symptoms following whiplash injuries.

Original Article

Errors in the Use of the Pap Smear

The author emphasizes the value of the Pap smear in diagnosis. However, the improper use of this tool may lead to grave errors.

Case Report

Aortic Atresia in a 27 Day Old Neonate

Original Article

Body Habitus of Jamaican Adults with Sickle Cell Anemia

Those caring for any number of patients with sickle cell anemia have been aware of consistently altered bodily structure from the average encountered in other patients. This study identifies the body habitus as found in such patients.

Original Article

Some Observations on the Use of Parenteral Alimentation

Newer technics of maintaining nutrition by the parenteral route have been lifesaving in many patients, especially in those having intra-abdominal fistulas.

Original Article

Sclerosing Cholangitis— Roentgenographic Features

The authors speculate upon the pathogenesis of this lesion in light of the pathologic features. They describe the radiographic and biopsy findings as well as what may be found at exploratory operation. The differential diagnosis from other causes of biliary obstruction is important in management.

Case Report

Polyorchidism

Original Article

Hyperlipemia: A Cause of Abdominal Pain

Of three such instances, pancreatitis explained pain in one, but in the other two patients the cause of pain remained unexplained.

Original Article

Publish and Perish—Crawford Long’s Dilemma

The authors present an interesting and enlightening review of the circumstances of Long's use of ether and his delay in acquainting the medical world of its successful use as an anesthetic.

Case Report

Large Leiomyomas of the Round Ligament

Original Article

Some Aspects of Dermatology

Original Article

Proficiency Testing in the Physician’s Office Laboratory: An Ounce of Prevention

This is an interesting report about the importance of proficiency testing of laboratory values carried out in the physician's own laboratory. All physicians in practice will benefit from a review of this paper.

Original Article

Metastatic Renal Carcinoma: Unusual and Deceptive Presenting Features

The clinical manifestations of metastatic renal carcinoma are almost endless. Practically any tissue of the body may be the site of metastatic disease, hence the diversity of possible symptoms and signs.

Original Article

Ocular and Orbital Changes from Prolonged Compression to Avoid Vitreous Loss

The authors describe their method of ocular pressure applied to prevent rebound recovery until the end of the operation for cataract. They report experimental studies indicative of the changes which accompany such pressure.

Original Article

Management of Major Nasal Defects

The authors describe pertinent points in the management of major facial injuries and nasal reconstruction.

Clinical Brief

Dexon—A New Suture Material: Its Use in Plastic Surgery

Case Report

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy in a Ten Year Old

Case Report

Isolated Subcutaneous Rheumatic-like Nodules in an Adult

Case Report

Alport’s Syndrome

Case Report

Cystosarcoma Phyllodes Metastasizing as a Mixed Mesenchymal Sarcoma

Editorial

POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION AND THE BRITISH NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE

Southern Medical News

SOUTHERN MEDICAL NEWS

Announcement

Presidential Address