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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 ...
Onyalai at Rundu, Namibia 1981-1988: age, sex, morbidity, mortality and seasonal variation of 612 hospitalized patients
Of 51263 admissions to Rundu State Hospitala in Namibia between 1981 and 1988, 612 (1.19%) were diagnosed as onylai. The annual incidence varied between 0.96% and 1.66% of all admissions. The female to male ration was 3.2. ...
Detection and subtyping of human herpesvirus-8 in renal transplant patients before and after remission of Kaposi's sarcoma
Background. Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a complication of renal transplantation. If the human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) causes KS, the virus should be present in all KS lesions and be drastically reduced or cleared from involved ...
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 ...
Malignant pericardial effusion in breast cancer: Terminal event or treatable complication?
Background: Few data are available on malignant pericardial effusion (MPCE) in breast cancer. We identify the patient prone to develop MPCE, describe the result of surgical management, and try to identity a subgroup of ...
An adaptation of the Moyers mixed dentition space analysis for a Western Cape Caucasian population.
200 dental plaster casts of Western Cape Caucasoid subjects, all of whom were under the age of 21 years, were used in this study. Mesio-distal measurements (MD lengths) were obtained of all the teeth, disregarding the third ...
AIDS and dentistry in South Africa.
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General practitioners radiology casebook XXI.
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Inositol augmentation of serotonin reuptake inhibitors in treatment-refractory obsessive - compulsive disorder: An open trial
Inositol, an isomer of glucose and precursor in the phosphatidylinositol cycle, may be effective in a number of psychiatric disorders, including obsessive - compulsive disorder (OCD). There is little data, however, on ...
Phasic craving for carbohydrate observed with citalopram
The serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) have clinically and ancedotally been associated with nausea and weight loss as a side effect of their action. The tricyclic antidepressants have been linked to carbohydrate ...