Annual of the Universal Medical Sciences Volume 1892

Annual of the Universal Medical Sciences Volume 1892

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...arm. Incision of an abscess of the forearm was followed by extravasations of blood into the intra-muscular and aponeurotic tissues, an acute heemorrhagic diathesis subsequently manifesting itself by the appearance of petechiae, ecchymoses, and profuse and obstinate epistaxis. Ultimately, however, convalescence set in, and recovery took place, the patient being dismissed on the ninety-ninth day of treatment. Almost a year later the patient again developed typhoid fever, the attack lasting for fifteen days, and being followed by a relapse, which also lasted for fifteen days. Spriiiglefiff has reported the case of a man, 19 years old, who had a mild attack of enteric fever, lasting about two weeks, and characterized by rosespots, retention of urine, and jaundice. Vith the disappearance of the symptoms and the subsidence of the temperature solid food was resumed. On the seventeenth day the patient walked out-ofdoors; two days later a relapse set in. During the first week the temperature ranged between 100 and 105 F. (37.8 and 406 C.); the pulse was dicrotic and ranged between 100 and 140. The spleen was enlarged, and there was great iliac tenderness. For forty-eight hours there was incessant vomiting. Toward the close of the first week profuse intestinal hzemorrhage occurred. There was considerable tympanites. In the second week there was vomit in profusion. The symptoms gradually subsided, and recovery ensued. The duration of the relapse was thirty days. Johnston has recorded 3 cases with multiple relapses. One occurred in a man 39 years old, in whom only a portion of' what was considered the primary attack was observed. The patient had two relapses, and was in the hospital for eighty-one days. The first relapse was separated from the...
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  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 399g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236851927
  • 9781236851925