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Follicle stimulating hormone levels on cycle day 3 predict ovulation stimulation response
Aim: To determine the value of basal follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinizing hormone (LH), and estradiol (E2) levels on cycle day 3 in predicting the ovulation stimulation response in patients receiving exogenous ...
Mucocele of the surgically isolated esophagus
A large esophageal mucocele causing chest pain developed in a 26-year-old woman who had undergone esophageal bypass surgery and gastric interposition because of involvement by scleroderma. Computed tomographic (CT) scans ...
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 ...
Shotgun pellet embolism to the brain
This report describes the autopsy findings in a young man who died after having been shot with a shotgun from about 30 m. Although not suspected clinically, a right middle cerebral artery territory infarct was found; its ...
Intracardiac operation in seven pregnant women
The outcome of open heart operations on pregnant women is not well documented. Between March 1985 and October 1988, 7 pregnant patients underwent valve replacement at Tygerberg Hospital. This included three redo operations ...
Stab wounds of the heart: Two new signs of pneumopericardium
The diagnosis of a small traumatic pneumopericardium may be difficult and differentiation from a left medial pneumothorax or pneumomediastinum is important. Two new signs which only occur in pneumopericardium are described: ...
Gastric carcinoma metastases to extraocular muscles
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Familial and genetic aspects of neuronal intestinal dysplasia and Hirschsprung's disease
A familial occurrence of Hirschsprung's disease and neuronal intestinal dysplasia (NID) is reported. Familial occurrence of NID in a parent and long-segment Hirschsprung's disease in two children in a family as well as a ...
Increased frequency of the transferrin C2 subtype in Alzheimer's disease
Several genetic variants of transferrin can be separated by polyacrylamide gel isoelectric focusing. Studies by other workers have revealed that the genetic type Tf C2 has an increased frequency in certain malfunctions ...
Pigmenting pityriasis alba
We conducted a prospective study of 20 patients with pigmenting pityriasis alba (PPA) over a period of two years. Characteristic morphology revealed a central zone of bluish hyperpigmentation surrounded by a hypopigmented, ...