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25 consecutive episodes of acute chest syndrome in 13 adult patients with sickle-cell disease were studied retrospectively. Chest symptoms were present on admission in 23 of 25 episodes. Abnormal chest signs and an abnormal chest X-ray were present on admission in only 11 and 9 episodes, respectively, but developed later in the remainder. The 9 episodes… (More)
Over a 23-year period 497 patients with sarcoidosis were seen at Willesden Chest Clinic, of whom 151 were British, 105 Irish, 165 West Indian, and 35 Asian. The estimated annual incidence was: British 4/100,000, Irish 21/100,000, West Indian 58/100,000 and Asian 14/100,000. There was a marked female preponderance in the Irish (65 per cent) and West Indians… (More)
We report a project being launched to evaluate transition services for young people with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) living in Southeast London, UK, and attending either King's College Hospital (KCH) or University Hospital Lewisham (UHL).
The diagnosis of frontal lobe tumours can easily be missed. Subtle mood or personality changes may be evident only after questioning of close family, friends or carers. Neurological signs may be absent.