Annual of the Universal Medical Sciences Volume 1896

Annual of the Universal Medical Sciences Volume 1896

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...the disagreeable taste of the drug. These effects, however, rapidly give place to a peculiar sensation of well-being, of freshness in the throat, and swallowing is no longer painful, while the fever rapidly diminishes. Syphilis of the Pharynx. Scanes Spicer, f, ., showed before the Harveian Society a case of perforation and cicatrization of the palate from congenital syphilis in a girl aged 10% years. The throat had been in that state for two years. He called attention to the unusually early age at which she presented these advanced palatal lesions and the comparative rarity with which they resulted from congenital and hereditary disease, and he thought that the condition arose from deep, painless, and unnoticed ulceration rather than from the breaking down of a gumma. Von Genser;, 'Z, ., showed before the Imperial and Royal Society of Medicine a child, 3 months old, suffering from hereditary syphilis with perforation of the palate. At birth the child showed no signs of syphilis; three weeks previously a running from the nose had appeared and fifteen days previously an exanthema had developed. But two cases of perforation of the palate in children suffering from hereditary syphilis are recorded. P. 1Iermet, '.?, describes the case of a young man, 17 years of age, with secondary manifestations of syphilis in the mouth and pha1ynx--angina and pharyngitis--two months after the primary chancre. A very interesting case of syphilitic cicatricial adhesion of the tongue to the palate and pharyngeal walls is reported by E. Larue. Vansant, of Philadelphia., ..'I.., The tongue was found bound to the internal surface of the gums and to the roof of the month by a thick cicatrix, which extended across the dorsum of the tongue...show more

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  • Paperback | 262 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 472g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236894472
  • 9781236894472