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Klippel and Feil,1 in 1913, described a case of complete absence of cervical vertebrae, and expressed the opinion that the examination of persons with short necks might often reveal the absence of one or more cervical vertebrae. Since then, many cases of Klippel-Feil's disease, or "congenital...
Auricular fibrillation in childhood, although not unknown, is of rare occurrence. Only three cases of patients 10 years of age or less have been reported in the literature; two were rheumatic in origin and one followed diphtheria.
In a series of 116 cases reported by Thomas Lewis, there were...
In diagnosing a case of tuberculosis, it is desirable to have additional aids to the clinical evidence. This is especially true in infants and children in whom it is difficult to obtain subjective symptoms. The present work is an attempt to study the relations between the serum lipolytic...
The term "acidosis" designates the lowering of the alkali reserve of the body caused by abnormal production or retention of acids. The types of acidosis most clearly distinguished are: (1) the acetone-body type, due to aceto-acetic and betahydroxybutyric acids; and (2) the phosphoric acid type,...
Ichthyosis is characterized by dryness and scaliness of the skin, and in severe cases it bears a resemblance to the skin of fishes. Ichthyosis was recognized in the Middle Ages and was first accurately described by Willan in his work on cutaneous diseases (1796-1808). From time to time in the...
The function of the physician for children is becoming increasingly that of a teacher. In a mother's hands, this little volume should serve admirably as an outline for the more detailed and personal instruction of her medical adviser.
Referring to the desirability of periodic examination of...
A technical exposition of the field of complement fixation as applied to tuberculosis, with an exhaustive bibliography of manifest value to laboratory workers and clinicians alike.
As a means of diagnosis, Besredka points out how strikingly complement fixation tests may supplement the physical...
Before Marine and Kimball1 published their report of the incidence and types of thyroid enlargement in school children of Akron, Ohio, in 1917, very little, or no work, had been done on the subject among school children in the United States.
Their report stimulated other investigators to...
We are in receipt of a colored map from Belgium, showing a marked reduction in infant mortality in that country since 1905. For the period from 1901 to 1905, the infant mortality was 14.77, in 1922 it was 10.70 and in 1923 it was 9.31 per cent. for the whole country.
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