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THE following case reports and comment are presented to call attention to a possible new syndrome with the hope that further observations and interest will clarify the present uncertainty of its nature.
REPORT OF CASES
Case 1.—S. W., a 5 month old girl, was...
RELIABLE data concerning the causes of death of children in the tropics are rarely available because permission for autopsies are obtained from the natives with difficulty and laboratory facilities are often inadequate. It seemed worth while, therefore, to utilize the unique advantages...
THE use of the angle of clearance as a fluoroscopic method for measuring cardiac size was devised by Wilson1 in 1934. After comparing it with other methods of measuring the size of the heart of patients with rheumatic heart disease, she concluded that the angle of clearance...
MECKEL'S diverticulum represents the persistent remains of the fetal omphalomesenteric duct, which is the duct of communication between the yolk sac and the primitive digestive tube. According to Bird,1 the duct normally begins to atrophy at the seventh week of fetal life, it is...
TOXEMIA pregnancy has been considered one of the important causes of premature delivery. In a review of 21 previous reports,1 the incidence of toxemia among the mothers of premature infants was found to vary from 1.4 to 29.9 per cent. Our preliminary study2 demonstrated that toxemia had...
AS previous writers have stated,1 acute suppurative parotitis in the newborn is encountered with much greater frequency than indicated by the number of cases reported. Surgical parotitis has been reported more frequently in adults than in newborn infants, giving the impression that this...
THE investigations here reported describe an attempt to determine what occurs inside the stomach of the average child on drinking cow's milk. Answers have been sought to four questions:
When a child drinks a glass of milk, what is the makeup of the fasting gastric secretions...
This comprehensive study and report is presented in six parts, a foreword and five chapters. The foreword states that the report is addressed to the home town folks, particularly their elected officers.
Health services are now attempted by 18,000 or more counties, cities, towns,...
After all the guerrilla warfare of recent years over the question of the extension of medical service, it is time for some studies of the problem that do not serve as "targets of emotion" rather than "of logic." The New York Academy of Medicine through its committee on Medicine and the...
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