Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology Volume 1

Archives of Dermatology and Syphilology Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...the turbinates on both sides with much pus and crusting. No adenopathy could be determined. The forehead was unusually prominent and the bridge of the nose flat (Figs. 5 and 6). Aside from these two features, there were no osseous changes which even remotely suggested any of the osseous stigmata of lues hereditaria. The nervous mechanism was apparently normal, only a slight hyperactivity of the knee jerks being noted. The mentality was fair, probably somewhat above the average. The viscera were normal. Fig. S.--(240873.) Author's patient. The scalp is covered by a wig, which hides the almost total alopecia. History.--The patient gave a history of two aunts and one uncle having died of tuberculosis; one aunt suffered from epileptic attacks and died insane. The father was said to have had syphilis. There was no history of any other member of the family having been afflicted as was our patient. One sister died at l'/a years of age; one brother and one sister were living and perfectly well. The patient began to have trouble with her nose when she was 9 months old. She had never perspired even in the hottest weather. She had suffered from a variety of ailments all her life, but a definite diagnosis of her condition had not been made. For many years she had been taking medicine by mouth regularly, but had never known exactly for what purpose. She had had two salvarsan injections, evidently on the supposition that she was afflicted with heredo syphilis. Histologic Report.--The patient, after some persuasion, submitted to biopsy. The tissue was taken from the outer aspect of the left arm; a piece at least three-fourths inch in length was excised from deep in the subcutaneous fat. While we realize that in theory the total absence of hair, sebaceous...show more

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  • Paperback | 330 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 590g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236486188
  • 9781236486189