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Physicians using high doses of oral corticosteroids to treat asthmatic patients should be aware that two of the known side effects of these agents may occur in this group of patients as well: weakening of bones and development of posterior subcapsular cataracts.
In two recent separate studies of...
World War II is said to have been the last "popular" war, whose veterans returned to warm welcome, lavish government aid, and open job opportunities. This may be so, but let me tell you about my reception by the resident staff of a certain university hospital.
I was 23 years old when I received...
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I read the article by Peter V. Pickens, MD, and Marc Rosenshein, MD (1981;246:1810). I question their interpretation that the process involving the pericardial space represents infiltration by histiocytosis X cells. Do they have ultrastructural confirmation (which was deleted)...
Penicillamine therapy has been associated with a variety of autoimmune disorders, including pemphigus vulgaris and pemphigus foliaceus. The "late scaling rash" or oral ulcerations associated with penicillamine may represent the superficial erosions of early pemphigus. We describe four patients...
We apologize for not including details of the criteria that we used for accepting diagnoses of acute myocardial infarction. The criteria, which were modified from the World Health Organization,1 are briefly summarized as follows: unequivocal serial changes on the ECG or typical or...
Despite the fact that the availability, acceptance, and use of clinical thermometers in medical practice is relatively recent medical history (Wunderlich's classic paper on clinical thermometry and fever was published in 1842), there is a wealth of treatises, books, pamphlets, and illustrations...
A review of the references cited by Dr Fox suggests that induction of a sympathectomy of the foot involves, in essence, performing a posterior tibial nerve block. To our knowledge, there are no controlled studies showing that this procedure shortens the normal course of a gouty...
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The article "Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Agents in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis" by Wasner et al (1981;236:2168) is an important, welladministered, and distinctive contribution to drug trials. I was educated. The experimental design is an important feature...
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