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Great diversity of opinion exists in the minds of most neuropsychiatrists as to the status that should be accorded involutional melancholia as a clinical entity. As with most types of psychoses, no one has yet demonstrated a single direct or specific cause for this mental illness....
Tumors of the carotid body are so rare that few surgeons see more than one in a lifetime. In 1929, Bevan and McCarthy1 collected and tabulated 134 reported cases. From their series it is strikingly apparent that operative removal of these growths is associated with a very high mortality (33 per...
To the Editor:—
In following the cases in which the use of dinitrophenol has been reported, in The Journal and elsewhere, it has seemed to us that not enough emphasis has been placed on the regulation of the dosage with relation to the external temperature. A dosage...
The high mortality rate encountered in cases of occlusion of a large branch of the superior mesenteric vessels whether by embolism or thrombosis has made surgical treatment appear futile. Bassler1 quotes Cabot as saying, "Surgery has little or no business here." Thrombosis treated...
The recognition of the existence of allergy in patients stimulates those interested in the causation of the condition to delve into the minutest details to obtain significant leads. Hunches and suspicions should be disproved before they are discarded. The method of approach and...
A recent editorial in The Journal1 presented recorded occurrences of cold allergy, discussed the symptoms and causes, and particularly emphasized the fact that such a reaction should be considered as a possible cause of death during bathing in a cold body of water. Just before the appearance of...
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Dr. L. J. Wolf's communication in The Journal, April 7, page 1177, describing two cases of fatal idiosyncrasy to salyrgan, has prompted me to refer to a third case which I had the misfortune to be responsible for. Early last year I had to treat a boy...
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