Now showing items 21-30 of 154
Ejaculatory failure and hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism caused by haemochromatosis
[No abstract available]
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 ...
The case of the red lingerie - Chromhidrosis revisited
Chromhidrosis or the production of coloured sweat is a rare clinical finding. A 26-year-old female presented with marked pink staining of her uniform and lingerie. Extractions of clothing, skin surface samples, eccrine ...
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. ...
A survey of dental practice and equipment characteristics.
The aim of this study was to determine what would be regarded as essential equipment required for setting up a dental practice and the cost thereof. This information could be useful for the newly qualified dentist. Seventy ...
Student attitudes to dentistry in South African dental schools.
The present study investigated student motives for choosing dentistry in five South African dental schools. An attitude questionnaire was complied and administered to all entering students at these schools. The study ...
Intrahepatic biliary stones: Imaging features and a possible relationship with Ascaris lumbricoides
Intrahepatic (IH) biliary stones are common in East Asia as part of a disease known as Oriental cholangiohepatitis (OCH). At a hospital serving non-Oriental communities, 40 patients were diagnosed on ultrasound (US) during ...
Phase II trial of i.v. vinorelbine and cisplatin in inoperable locally advanced or disseminated non-small-cell lung cancer: The South African experience
Purpose. This multicentre phase II trial was conducted in South Africa to evaluate the activity of a combination of vinorelbine, administered in a new schedule, and cisplatin, in chemonaive patients with advanced non-small-cell ...
Combined use of pleural adenosine deaminase with lymphocyte/neutrophil ratio: Increased specificity for the diagnosis of tuberculous pleuritis
Increased pleural fluid adenosine deaminase (ADA) activity is classically associated with tuberculous pleuritis. However, increased activity can also occur in a number of other diseases and this may negatively affect the ...
Evening primrose oil (Epogam®) in the treatment of chronic hand dermatitis: Disappointing therapeutic results
Background: Hand dermatitis is a common therapeutic challenge with limited and unsatisfactory therapy modules. A possible beneficial role of oral evening primrose oil needs to be investigated. Objective: Pharmacological ...