Matthew N Baillie

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There is a curious and little-known pathological change in the oesophagus in which the musculature of the lower half is greatly and diffusely thickened whilst the lumen is of normal diameter. This condition was probably described by Matthew Baillie in 1799, but since then has attracted little interest. It seems justifiable to add a further seven cases to(More)
BACKGROUND Hydroxyzine has been used for many years for the treatment of allergic symptoms. Cetirizine, an active metabolite of hydroxyzine, has become very popular for the treatment of allergy symptoms because of its efficacy without the sedating effects of the parent compound. Little is known about the safety of hydroxyzine use during pregnancy, and there(More)
A case is reported of a baby born with congenital abnormalities due to maternal ingestion of warfarin during pregnancy. Warfarin is known to be teratogenic, producing characteristic abnormalities, namely a hypoplastic nose, stippled epiphyses, and skeletal abnormalities. A variety of ocular abnormalities have been reported. Ophthalmologists should seek a(More)
Analysis of a typical semiarid mountain system recharge (MSR) setting demonstrates that geochemical tracers help resolve the location, rate, and seasonality of recharge as well as ground water flowpaths and residence times. MSR is defined as the recharge at the mountain front that dominates many semiarid basins plus the often-overlooked recharge through the(More)
Isolated levocardia with situs inversus is an extremely rare type of situs anomaly with an estimated incidence of 1 per 22,000 in the general population. This autosomal recessive situs anomaly has been described as normal levo position of the heart with dextro position of the abdominal viscera. In this case report, we describe accidental diagnosis of(More)
' ?EAR Sl'Rj AVERY lingular variety having occurred lately iti the itruchirc of the human body, I beg leave to "communicate an account of it, by your mean's, to the Royal Socicty, if you ihoul'd think it 'Worthy of their notice. It happens by a very un'cotnmon concurrence of cir"cumftances, that 'while I am naturally led by the tie's of affinity'to apply to(More)
Transposition of the great arteries or TGA is a potentially fatal congenital heart malformation where the pulmonary artery and the aorta are switched. The switch means that the aorta, which normally carries oxygenated blood, carries deoxygenated blood. There are two types of the malformation, d-TGA where no oxygen reaches the body and l-TGA where some(More)