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  • 1957
Since the first description of ocular onchocerciasis in Africa was published (Hissette, 1931) many records have been made of the ocular lesions (e.g. However, no detailed account has been written of the progress of ocular signs and visual acuity in an untreated community, nor has any serious attempt been made to study the prognosis of ocular lesions in(More)
  • F H Budden
  • 1976
In 1959 a population of 638 persons over the age of seven years, suffering from heavy endemic onchocerciasis in the Sudan-Savannah of West Africa was examined, and approximately half were allotted to a group for treatment with suramin (up to a total of 4-2 g for healthy adults). In 1973 and 1974 it was possible to re-examine 145 persons allotted to the(More)
Notes of Original Lesion.t-A European male, aged 51, was admitted to hospital at 7 p.m. on February 11, 1952, within half an hour of being bitten by a viperine snake on the dorsum of the left foot (specimen identified as Echis carinatus). He was treated immediately by tourniquet and incisions of the bitten area under pentothal; 10 ml. antivenine were(More)