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Transepidermal elimination in exogenous ochronosis: A report of two cases
Exogenous ochronosis is caused by the long-term application of skin-lightening creams containing hydroquinone. This irreversible disfiguring cosmetic problem assumes epidemic proportions in South African blacks. Mild ...
Spinal cord concussion in rugby players
During an analysis of a group of 40 rugby players who had sustained cervical spinal cord injury, 9 players were identified who had sustained only transient paralysis. These players showed no radiologic evidence of any ...
Comparison of various physiologic and psychomotor parameters in patients sedated with intravenous lorazepam, diazepam, or midazolam during oral surgery
Intravenously administered lorazepam (0.05 mg/kg), diazepam (0.25 mg/kg), and midazolam (0.1 mg/kg) were compared for sedation during oral surgery under local anesthesia. Sixty patients were randomly allocated into three ...
Inhaled and oral salbutamol: How effective in the prophylaxis of asthma?
Inhaled and oral salbutamol were compared in 12 asthmatic patients for prophylaxis in antigen induced asthma. The patients were pretreated with 0.2- and 1.0-mg doses of inhaled salbutamol and with the standard oral 4- and ...
High-dose immunoglobulin therapy in four patients with onyalai
Onyalai, a form of immune thrombocytopenia in Africa, has a recorded death rate of 9.8% in the acute phase due to haemorrhagic shock or central nervous system bleeding. Four patients with active bleeding and a mean platelet ...
Cyclosporin as a treatment for interstitial lung disease of unknown aetiology
Ten patients with progressive, symptomatic interstitial lung disease of unknown aetiology who were treated with cyclosporin A were reviewed. Five had clinical and histopathological features of cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis ...