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THERE ARE many causes of hypertension in children, one of the most interesting and rarest of which is chromaffin tumor of the adrenal medulla, usually called "pheochromocytoma," or chromaffinoma of extra-adrenal chromaffin tissue, termed "paraganglioma."
Pheochromocytoma is rare...
The development of pneumonia is still a common and sometimes fatal complicating illness in debilitated patients. Poliomyelitis, by causing dysphagia and paralysis of the respiratory muscles, frequently predisposes to the development of a secondary bacterial pneumonia. This additional...
The purpose of this paper is to clarify the relationship between that well-established branch of medicine called Pediatrics and the less well-defined discipline of Growth and Development. I shall not take the time to review the long and honorable history of the study of growth in all its...
THE EDITORIAL Board of the A. M. A. American Journal of Diseases of Children announces with pleasure the addition of three new members, Robert A. Aldrich, Richard L. Day, and Warren E. Wheeler. Dr. Aldrich takes the place of Dr. Samuel Z. Levine, a long-time and valuable member of the...
This is the second of the "Year Book" series edited by Dr. Gellis. He continues his practice of submitting articles to consulting authorities so that their comments are included. This adds to the interest of the book and also minimizes the editor's possible bias. Under Dr. Gellis, the...
In the review of "Die Pathogenese des Icterus gravis," by Helmut Patzer, in the April, 1955. issue of the A. M. A. American Journal of Diseases of Children (p. 509) the name of the publisher was incorrectly given. This book is published by VEB Georg Thieme, Hainstrasse 17-19, Leipzig C...
Coming Examinations to Be Held by The American Board of Pediatrics, Inc.—The American Board of Pediatrics, Inc., will hold oral examinations according to the following schedule:
Chicago—Oct. 7, 8, and 9, 1955
Washington, D. C.—Dec. 2, 3,...
Over 100 years ago the medical profession in Europe and America became interested in the presence of calcium oxalate crystals in human urine. It was known that this substance was liable to form urinary calculi, and it was suspected that its excretion in the urine might indicate a...
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