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Actinic granuloma-like change in exogenous ochronosis: Case report
Exogenous ochronosis is caused by the longterm application of skin-lightening creams containing hydroquinone. This irreversible disfiguring cosmetic problem assumes epidemic proportions in South African blacks. Mild ...
Maximum likelihood estimation of reference centiles
We propose the use of centile estimates which are based on the fitting of appropriate densities by maximum likelihood. In the case of cross-sectional centile estimation, we show that this approach will generally lead to ...
Activation of chlorpromazine by the myeloperoxidase system of the human neutrophil
The univalent oxidation of chlorpromazine (CPZ) by the myeloperoxidase (MPO-H2O2 system led to the formation of a cation free radical (CPZ+.) which was observed optically at 527 nm. CPZ protected MPO against loss of catalytic ...
A case of adult mesoblastic nephroma: Ultrastructure and discussion of histogenesis
A benign fibromyomatous kidney tumor with deep seated tubular structures in a 20-year-old woman is reported as a case of adult mesoblastic nephroma. Ultrastructural exmination confirmed the fibromyomatous nature of the ...
Exstrophy of the testis
Among the anomalies of testicular descent exstrophy of the testis appears to be the most rare. We describe a full-term male newborn with the right testis and spermatic cord prolapsed from a skin defect at the neck of the ...
The hypoosmotic swelling test in the Andrology Laboratory
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A true hermaphrodite with some unusual features
A fifteen-month-old boy with ambiguous external genitalia was found to have a 46XX karyotype, an ovotestis in the right labioscrotal fold, and an absent left gonad. He also had a rudimentary uterus and fallopian tubes and ...
Multiple endocrine neoplasia type IIb: A clinicopathological report
The clinicopathological findings in a 12-year-old boy with multiple endocrine neoplasia type IIb (MEN-IIb) are presented. He demonstrated the characteristics of a Marfanoid habitus and had mucosal neuromas of the lips, ...
The development of a framework for assessing developing conversational skills.
A framework for investigating the development of conversational skills in children, comprising the areas of topic control, repair of communication breakdown and linguistic cohesion, was devised. This was undertaken by a ...