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Influence of ethnic and geographic factors on the classic photoparoxysmal response in the electroencephalogram of epilepsy patients
The classic photoparoxysmal response (CPPR) on photic stimulation in the electroencephalogram (EEG) of 128 patients with chronic epilepsy, constituting three different ethnic groups, was investigated. All patients were ...
Identification of a novel Ala797Thr mutation in exon 21 of the β-myosin heavy chain gene in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
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Screening for mutations in exon 4: Of the LDL receptor gene: Identification of a new deletion mutation
DNA from 14 unrelated New Zealand familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) heterozygotes, originating from the United Kingdom, was screened for mutations in exon 4 of the low density lipoprotein receptor (LDLR) gene. One patient ...
Synovial chondromatosis: Report of a rare surgical problem of the temporomandibular joint.
Synovial chondromatosis of the joint is a rare benign condition characterized by the formation of metaplastic cartilage in the synovium of the joint resulting in numerous attached and unattached osteocartilagenous bodies. ...
An early-onset recessive cerebellar disorder with distal amyotrophy and, in two patients, gross myoclonia: A probable ataxia telangiectasia variant
We report a family of 4 siblings from a non-consanguineous marriage, presenting with an early onset recessive cerebellar ataxia and progressive distal limb wasting. Ocular or other telangiectasias were absent. There were ...
Effectiveness of two school-based caries preventive programmes.
Although the efficacy of school-based preventive programmes is well established, their effectiveness under conditions prevailing in the community require further exploration. A longitudinal study was conducted to assess ...
Serologic markers for hepatitis B virus and hepatitis A virus in Bushmen in West Caprivi, Namibia.
A community based sero-epidemiological study was undertaken to determine the age specific prevalence rates of hepatitis A virus (HAV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in a band of Bushmen in the West Caprivi, Namibia. ...
Dental status of rural school children in a sub-optimal fluoride area.
Past investigations by us have shown high levels of caries experience in rural coloured school children of the Western Cape. These studies were all undertaken in fluoride poor areas. In contrast studies of children in areas ...
Congenital annular subvalvular left ventricular aneurysms in children of mixed ethnic origin
Three cases of idiopathic subannular mitral valve aneurysm are described in children of mixed ethnic origin. Initially these defects were only described in black patients and were thought to be genetically induced. Lately ...
Erythema induratum of Bazin: A clinicopathological study of 20 cases and detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA in skin lesions by polymerase chain reaction
Erythema induratum of Bazin (EIB) is a chronic, recurring panniculitis that is found predominantly on the legs of women with tuberculin hypersensitivity. A causal relationship between EIB and Mycobacterium tuberculosis ...