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The report concerns a girl aged 9 1/2 years who was deaf and dumb and had marked shortening of the calves with deformities of the feet and bilateral, congenital hypoplasia of the tibiae. This syndrome was first described by Carraro in 1931, but there have been no further reports since then.
The definition of quality of life (QOL) for individual patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is unclear and its evaluation difficult because of the heterogeneity of the patients involved. More research is needed to determine the best means of routinely expressing and comparing QOL assessments and implementing the results of these studies into… (More)
Without distinguishing between the heterogeneous types of the disease which are implied in the term "cancer" a stereotype--the cancer-prone personality--is regarded as the essential cause of the disease. Their striking characteristics are quoted as follows: depressive mood, social conformity, restrained expression of needs and emotions, reduced perception… (More)
After a review of terms used in the description of schizophrenia, mainly based on Bleuler's and Kurt Schneider's terminology, attempts to operationalize the diagnosis of schizophrenia are discussed. First rank symptoms according to Kurt Schneider have been most extensively used as criteria. Classification based on these symptoms is, however, subject to… (More)