Carolyn M Johnson

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From 1970 to 1990, 7564 patients with melanoma were seen at Duke University Cancer Center. Complete follow-up data were available in all patients. The estimated probability of a pulmonary metastasis developing 5, 10, or 20 years after initial diagnosis was 0.13, 0.19, and 0.30, respectively. Pulmonary metastases were documented in 945 patients (12%), these(More)
A 12-year-old, premenarchal girl with hirsutism and virilization of nine months' duration was found to have highly elevated serum testosterone and a radiologic evaluation suggestive of bilaterally enlarged ovaries with a solid left ovarian mass. Serum gonadotropins were normal, with an LH:FSH ratio of 2:1. Exploratory laparotomy showed bilaterally enlarged(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine whether cefonicid, a cephalosporin antibiotic with a modified N-methylthiotetrazole (MTT) side chain, caused testicular toxicity when subcutaneously administered to Sprague-Dawley male rats from days 6 to 36 postpartum at doses of 50 to 1,000 mg/kg per day. Moxalactam (a cephamycin antibiotic which will be referred(More)
Cardiac angiography is accepted as an invasive yet safe procedure with well-characterized complications. We present a complication heretofore not described to our knowledge, in which a patient experienced the cauda equina syndrome following bilateral aortoiliac dissection during cardiac angiography. Similarities are noted between this complication and those(More)