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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 ...
Excretion of technetium 99m hexakismethoxyisobutylisonitrile in milk
The amount of radioactivity excreted in breast milk following the administration of technetium 99m hexakismethoxyisobutylisonitrile (99mTc-MIBI) to a patient referred for cold spot myocardial scintigraphy was determined. ...
Excretion of gallium 67 in human breast milk and its inadvertent ingestion by a 9-month-old child
The concentration of radioactivity excreted in breast milk following the administration of gallium 67 to 3 patients was measured in milk samples obtained for several days after injection. Similar values were obtained from ...
Denture requirements of indigents in the Western Cape region.
This study was undertaken to determine the denture requirements of indigents who make application to the Department of National Health and Population Development for prostheses. An analysis of 4573 denture application forms ...
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 ...
Prostate carcinoma - the value of T stage and grade in predicting metastases and prognosis
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Successful treatment of severe Rh iso-immunization with immunosuppression and plasmapheresis
Nine patients with severe Rh iso-immunization were treated by plasma exchange combined with immunosuppression. Apart from 3 abortions, previous pregnancy losses consisted of 7 intra-uterine and 5 neonatal deaths. Only 2 ...
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 ...