Ruth Lamar

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Sarcoidosis is a disease process of unknown cause that exhibits heterogeneous clinical manifestations. Although the mediastinum and lungs are most commonly involved, the granulomatous process may also affect the skeleton, skin, eyes, kidneys, spleen, and liver. A 51-year-old woman with low back pain and no history of cancer was found to have a suspicious(More)
Arteriovenous fistula (AVF) associated with invasive and diagnostic angiographic procedures is rare. The incidence is increased with procedures such as percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) but is still quite low. We report five cases of AVF within a 17-month period, representing 0.15 per cent of all cardiac catheterizations and 0.87 per(More)
The age-specific rate of elevated temperature over 37.8 C was evaluated in all infants less than 6 months of age (n = 1341) seen from July 1, 1974 to June 30, 1978 in a family practice clinic. Mild elevations (37.8 C-38.3 C) were common even in the first few months of life, and accounted for 20.7 per cent of infant visits. Temperatures greater than 38.3 C(More)
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