The Atlantic Medical Weekly Volume 8

The Atlantic Medical Weekly Volume 8

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...not be done to the exclusion of the all-important constitutional measures. 4. Since iridectomy can accomplish nothing beyond the establishment of drainage of the vessels of the iris and contiguous structures into the aqueous chamber. the amount of iris removed should be small. The operation should notbe repeated, and in any case, supplemental constitutional treatment is imperatively demanded. 5. In all cases of increased tension of the--non' CURRENT IVIEDICAL LITERATURE. _ ml Dr. Mayo Collier, in the ETIULOGY OF NASAL/ournal of" La')/"g.a0g.y' OBSTRUCTION.. draws the following conclusions: I. That mouth-breathing, under ordinary conditions, must be regarded as pathological. 2. That the constitutional causes giving rise to it, are heredity, together with the sequelae of eruptive fevers, tuberculosis, specific disease, and such maladies as tend to an adynamic condition. 3. That the local causes are the various obstructive lesions of the nasal passages, referred to in a preceding paragraph, except in those exceptional cases due to congenital short' ness of the upper lip or other oral malformation, including hare-lip. 4. That notwithstanding the frequent manifestations of mouthbreathing, and reference thereto by specialists, its manifold and farreaching evil consequences are not fully appreciated by our profession as a whole. 5. That the tendency to spontaneous cure is not to be relied upon, hence, medical or surgical treatment is necessary. me NON-OPERAIIVE 1-L-Morse (-4111111/S Of TREATMENT or Pnmo-Obslelrirs and Gynecology) 5'5 'N "'F"'cY-says: The two common congenital malformations of the male genitals are adherent prepuce and phimosis. Adherent prepuce is so common, however, that it more

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  • United States
  • English
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