WEMJ Volume 113 No. 1 - March 2014

In this journal we continue with our exploration of the past with another excellent article from Professor Peter Dunn. In addition there is a case report from our own Book Review editor and a book review from Dr. Sue Armstrong.

1. WEMJ Volume 113 No. 1 Article 1

Case Report: Lois Tutton BDS

This patient presented with a history of extreme tiredness and this appearance of the thigh:

Figure 1

For an explanation of the appearance and treatment of the condition download the PDF.

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2) WEMJ Volume 113 No. 1 Article 2

Gregor Mendel, O.S.A. (1822–1884): Founder of scientific genetics: Professor Peter Dunn

Mendel’s discoveries revolutionized science and gave a great boost to the new discipline of molecular biology. It led to the Human Genome Project, to genetic screening, to genetic engineering and to genetic finger-printing.

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3) WEMJ Volume 113 No. 1 Article 3


Authors: Aygun, Shah and Gandhi

ISBN: 9781107026643

£80 ($130)

Reviewed by Dr Sue Armstrong

This clearly presented publication picks out both common and unusual imaging findings in H&N/Neuro imaging, gives a succinct summary of each condition and illustrates the radiological appearances with large, high quality, well-annotated images which are easy to view. ,

Interspersed are mimics, with pearls to help in differential diagnosis, and common non-pathological pitfalls to be aware of.

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Welcome to the West of England Medical Journal. This is the online journal of the Bristol Medico Chirurgical Society. The journal was formerly known as the Bristol Medico Chirurgical Journal and was first published in 1883.

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