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Very few cases of primary synovial chondromatosis of the elbow have been reported in the literature. This is a study concerning the late outcome of primary synovial chondromatosis in the elbows of 12 patients, 10 men and 2 women, with a mean follow-up of 16 years 10 months. The average age at the time of the initial complaint was 29 years. The histories of(More)
Budd-Chiari syndrome (occlusion of the hepatic veins) represents a spectrum disorder. From 1974 to 1984, 20 patients with the syndrome were managed. Eleven required shunt surgery (Group 1) and 5 were managed with nonshunt therapy (Groups 2 and 3). Results have been good. Retrospective review of the liver biopsy specimens showed that Group 1 patients had a(More)
A review of patients presenting with ulcerated breast cancer (38 women between 1976 and 1980) revealed the following. Although almost all women (82%) presented with documentable distant metastases, they were palliated most by eradication of the painful, infected, malodorous ulcer and persistent intact skin for the extent of their survival. The long-term(More)