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Scieredema, named scleriasis by Piffard (1876) and scleredema adultorum by Buschke (1902), is a rare disease characterized by stiffness of the upper layers of the skin commencing usually around the neck and following an acute infection. It differs chiefly from the acute diffuse form of scleroderma by having an excellent prognosis, the skin lesions usually(More)
A knowledge of birth order can be contributory to the evaluation of hereditary and environmental factors in disease. There is, however, no agreement as to whether a characteristic birth order pattern exists in epilepsy. Thus Brain (1956) and Lennox (1960) have written respectively 'epilepsy is relatively commoner among first born children than among later(More)