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Tuberculosis presenting in the neonatal periodd
Tuberculosis presenting during the neonatal period is uncommon, but does occur and may prove fatal if not diagnosed in a timely manner. We describe four such cases and draw attention to urogenital tuberculosis in the mother ...
Treatment of frontal sinus and supraorbital fractures by Kirschner wire
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Secondary syphilis. A clinicopathological study
Syphilis is still a common disease in many countries. The clinical features of secondary syphilis are well documented, and the histopathological features of secondary syphilis have been reviewed in a few studies. The present ...
The relationship of anticardiolipin antibodies to disease activity in systemic lupus erythematosus
Sera from 124 blood donors, 60 rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and 57 SLE patients were measured for anticardiolipin antibodies by ELISA. Significantly raised IgG (aCLG) and IgM (aCLM) anticardiolipin antibody levels were found ...
Analysis of vitamin B6 vitamers in human tissue by cation-exchange high-performance liquid chromatography
This publication reports the modification of existing methodology to analyse vitamin B6 vitamers in human erythrocytes, mononuclear cells (MNCs) and human liver biopsy tissue. It further reports for the first time a complete ...
Plasma vitamin levels in patients on prolonged total parenteral nutrition
Vitamins are essential in total parenteral nutrition (TPN), their importance being highlighted by repeated past documentation of various vitamin deficiencies particularly in patients on long-term parenteral nutrition ...
c-erbB-2 oncogene product staining in gastric adenocarcinoma. An immunohistochemical study
The c-erbB-2 oncogene has been shown to be amplified in a variety of human adenocarcinomas. Antibodies to the protein product, p185, have been used for immunostaining of paraffin-embedded material, and have demonstrated ...
Random faecal alpha-1-antitrypsin excretion in children with acute diarrhoea
Random faecal alpha-1-antitrypsin (FA-1-AT) was used as a marker of endogenous protein loss in 113 children with acute diarrhoea. Significant protein loss occurred in 39 per cent of all cases. Protein loss was highest in ...
Failure to gain in weight prior to the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis
Patterns of weight gain prior to the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) in a group of 149 children notified as suffering from PTB were studied. Of 50 children with probable PTB, 33 (66 per cent) were either losing ...
Clinically solitary thyroid nodule
In the 7 years from June 1973 to May 1980 we found 281 solitary nodules among the 1 528 patients presenting with thyroid abnormalities at the Thyroid Clinic of the Tygerberg Hospital. Of these, 89.3% occurred in females. ...