• Splenectomy in onyalai: A report on 5 cases 

      Hesseling P.B.; Oosthuysen E.; Pretorius L.; Swart, A.; Steynberg, J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 1984)
      Onyalai is an acquired immune thrombocytopenia with 10% mortality. Conservative measures such as traditional medicines, corticosteroids and blood transfusion have not always controlled severe bleeding or prevented death. ...
    • Treatment of onyalai with prednisolone, intravenous gammaglobulin and ascorbic acid. A prospective clinical trial 

      Hesseling P. B.; Girdle-Brown B.; Oosthuysen E.; Smit J. (HMPG, 1984)
      Forty-two patients in the acute phase of onyalai were admitted to hospital and randomly divided into three groups of 14 to receive prednisolone 3 mg/kg/d for 1 week, intravenous gammaglobulin 100 mg/kg on 2 successive days, ...