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The use of motorcar safety belts has reduced mortality in road accidents but has given rise to the so-called "safety belt syndrome", a new pattern of lesions the most common and most severe of which are lesions of the abdominal wall and viscera. A case of transsection of the whole abdominal wall with mesenteric tear is reported here and numerous cases of(More)
Multifocal alveolar hypoxaemic pneumonia caused by sporadic nosocomial infection led to acute respiratory failure and development of cavitations. Legionella pneumophilia type I was isolated. The patient was not in a state of immunosuppression other than that due to Cushing's disease recently treated surgically followed by corticosteroids. Specific clinical(More)
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