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Platelet antibodies in immune thrombocytopenic purpura and onyalai
A prospective study was undertaken to assess the nature, incidence and natural history of platelet antibodies in patients with immune throbocytopenic purpura (ITP) and patients with onyalai, using an immunofluorescent ...
Chylothorax. A review of the literature and report of 3 cases
The applied anatomy of the thoracic duct, the physiology of chyle and the pathogenesis and management of chylothorax are briefly reviewed. Three cases of chylothorax in children (1 neonate, 1) infant who had undergone ...
Treatment of onyalai with prednisolone, intravenous gammaglobulin and ascorbic acid. A prospective clinical trial
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, ...
Pneumoperitoneum in the neonate
Pneumoperitoneum in the newborn child is not necessarily diagnostic of visceral perforation. If perforation can be excluded, these patients can be spared the risks of an operation.
Correlative clinical, neuroradiological and pathological findings in subacute sclerosing panencephalitis. A report of 5 cases
Changes in the brain in subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) as detected on computed axial tomography (CT) have so far been insufficiently assessed. An attempt was therefore made to correlate the clinical, neuroradiological ...
Serogrouping and sulphonamide sensitivity of Neisseria meningitidis isolates from the south-western Cape
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1989-10)
Neisseria meningitidis infections were first reported from the south-western Cape Province in 1883. Since then, against a backdrop of a relatively low incidence with winter exacerbation, epidemic periods have occurred ...
Magnetic resonance imaging of the cerebral malformation in Miller-Dieker syndrome. A case report
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1988-12)
Absent or defective cortical gyri (lissencephaly) combined with a characteristic phenotypic appearance was first reported by Miller and Dieker in 1963 and the clinical, computed tomographic and pathological features of ...
Solitary gumma in a neonate. A case report
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1988-11)
An unusual case of congenital syphilis is reported. A week-old baby presented with abdominal distension, small-bowel obstruction, bilious vomiting and a large left upper quadrant mass. Histopathological examination of a ...
Meningococcal disease at Tygerberg Hospital
From June 1978 to November 1979, 298 patients with meningococcal disease were seen at Tygerberg Hospital, Parowvallei, CP. The manner of presentation, the diagnosis and some of the clinical features of these patients are ...
Therapeutic monitoring as an aid in rationalising aminoglycoside dosage techniques in the neonate
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987)
General pharmacokinetic parameters applicable to adults are not suitable in neonatal practice owing to wide interpatient variations in respect of fluid balance, renal clearance and metabolic rates. We attempted to determine ...