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  • Gelfand, Michael (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-05)
    From time to time in African infants one meets a condition generally known to dermatologists as dermatitis gangrenosa infantum, in which a characteristic destruction of a large area of skin occurs. It may start with a small ...
  • Manson-Bahr, P.E.C. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-05)
    Leishmaniasis was first described from India as the visceral form kala azar; since then this disease has been found to occur in China, Central Asia, Arabia, North Africa, the Sudan. Kenya and sporadically across Africa ...
  • Gelfand, M. (University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, 1957-05)
  • Osburn, H.S. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-06)
  • Palley, A. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-09)
    The application of any force to the person of another is, broadly speaking, an assault in law. The degree of force used is immaterial. Even a gesture or threat, which is such that the person threatened reasonably believes ...
  • Ordman, David (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-09)
    The relapsing fevers, broadly classified into the louse-borne and tick-borne varieties, are characterised clinically by an initial pyrexia of 2-4 days’ duration, followed at intervals of a few days by successive relapses, ...
  • Worsfold, J.T. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-09)
    An extensive health survey, with special reference to an epidemiological study of leprosy, amongst the Lovale tribe who live in the upper Zambesi basin has been carried out. A considerable part of their tribal area is in ...
  • Gelfand, Michael (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-09)
    Endomyocardial fibrosis was first described in Africans in 1946 by Bedford and Konstam, who recognised it in West African soldiers, and two years later Davies gave a fuller account of it from Uganda. Since then several ...
  • Aird, Ian (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-10)
    Portal hypertension remains to my mind one of the most obscure modern surgical problems in many of its aspects. Many of the clinical features of this disease are not capable of ready explanation. Why is it that patients ...
  • Worsfold, J. T. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-10)
    Leprosy is a chronic disease due to the invasion of the skin, mucous membranes, peripheral nerves, the cells of the reticulo-endothelial system and, less commonly, certain other parts of the body (e.g., testis) with the ...
  • Bourne, Aleck. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-11)
    The word science is derived from the Latin scientia, which means knowledge. There are many compartments of science such as moral, political and natural, but the word “science” in its modern sense means an organised body ...
  • Honey, R.M.; Gelfand, M.; Myers, N.H. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-11)
    The localisation of brucellosis in the urinary tract is an infrequently reported condition. The paucity of recorded cases may be due to the rarity of the condition or to the fact that the profession as a whole is not ...
  • Levy, Laurence F.; Hoen, Thomas I.; Cooper, Irving S. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-11)
  • Clyde, D.F.; Shute, G.T. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1957-12)
    Drugs used for the prophylaxis of malaria are generally recommended in doses sufficient to suppress the disease in persons without immunity, these amounts being considerably in excess of those required for the protection ...
  • Squires, Bernard T. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-03)
    The oral cavity, quite apart from those structures properly included in the realm of dentistry, is of great clinical importance, for it lends itself readily to inspection and examination and, like the eye, can reflect the ...
  • Manson-Bahr, P.E.C. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-03)
    In early days in tropical Africa, typhoid fever was said by the pioneer doctors to be rare. With the growth of cities, often in advance of waterborne sanitation, typhoid fever is now one of the commonest fevers ...
  • Oram, R.H. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-03)
    A small series of investigations have been performed to assess the prevalence of microfilaraemia and elephantiasis occurring on the North Nyasa lake shore. Only two areas are present in Nyasaland where filariasis is endemic, ...
  • Thomas, J.E.P. (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-03)
  • Baxter, Barbara (Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University College of Rhodesia (now University of Zimbabwe), 1958-04)
    The case here presented is of congenital porphyria occurring in a three-year-old Bantu girl of the Bapedi tribe. This is the second case of this rare type of porphyria recorded in the Bantu of Southern Africa. The patient ...