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Dr. W. H. Harris: A 22-year-old girl was admitted to the emergency ward of the Massachusetts General Hospital shortly after having fallen 3 flights from a fire escape. She had sustained multiple injuries including a segmental fracture of the right femur; an open, comminuted, oblique fracture of...
Among the great medical personalities of Guy's in the first half of the 19th century, who were responsible for the flowering of medicine in London, the surgeons were outnumbered heavily by the physicians. Bright, Addison, and Hodgkin are the best known of the latter. On the surgical...
One hundred and forty-four years ago, Parkinson1 described a few cases of a chronic, disabling disease characterized by tremor, rigidity, and abnormal gait, for which a fully satisfactory treatment has not yet been found. Although many drugs have been tried, and some were temporarily...
THE PURPOSES of this communication are to discuss some general considerations related to the proposition that psychological or emotional factors can significantly influence the course of medical disorders and to consider briefly the results of recent investigations of delayed convalescence...
Abstract Two cases of bronchial carcinoid without discernible distant metastasis and without the carcinoid syndrome are reported. In both cases preoperative diagnosis was facilitated by finding hyperserotoninemia and increased urinary 5-HIAA. Following surgery, the values returned to normal,...
Three patients with myeloproliferative syndromes (polycythemia vera, myelofibrosis with myeloid metaplasia, and chronic granulocytic leukemia) with coexisting tuberculosis are described. The first patient, with myelofibrosis, was found to have tuberculosis of the spleen. He did not...
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