Baxter McLendon

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A case is reported of a patient with bilateral endophthalmitis, meningitis, sensorineural deafness, labyrinthitis, and septicaemia due to Streptococcus suis type II (group R). The organism is known to produce epidemic meningitis, septicaemia, and purulent arthritis in piglets, but human infection is rare, and no other case reports of ocular infection are(More)
Epithelial gold deposits were demonstrated biomicroscopically in 13 of 15 patients receiving gold therapy for rheumatoid arthritis. Only one of six further patients who had received gold therapy in the past showed such deposits. Deposits appeared with a cumulative dose of sodium thiomalate exceeding 100 mg. The earliest appearance was after seven months of(More)
Cefuroxime (Zinacef) is a new second generation cephalosporin which is resistant to beta-lactamases produced by both Gram-negative and Gram-positive organisms, with an antibacterial spectrum that includes practically all likely ocular pathogens except pseudomonas. It is shown to penetrate into the eye after intravenous (1.5g) or intramuscular (1 g)(More)
  • B F McLendon
  • Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association
  • 1992
In less than 40 years the number of people aged 55 and older will constitute almost a third of the United States population. With the median age in South Carolina increasing, the incidence of visual impairment and blindness will rise. Most of the leading causes of blindness in South Carolina are age related. Most of these causes can be prevented or treated(More)
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