Brain; A Journal of Neurology Volume 39

Brain; A Journal of Neurology Volume 39

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...muscles and elastic was not involved in the degeneration. The structure of the buttons was essentially similar. The media everywhere showed an excess of fibrous stroma. The intima of the femoral arteries was hypertrophied. A longitudinal layer of muscles was recognized between the elastic lamina and the stripe. Internal to the elastic stripe 'was a zone of concentric elastic fibres. The media contained many small spindle-form areas of degeneration. A case of aneurysm of the right intracranial carotid artery close to the junction with the right middle cerebral, which led to death from cerebral hsemcrrhage after giving rise for thirteen months to chronic headache. The first leakage apparently occurred whilst the patient was at stool and was accompanied by acute headache, vomiting, pains in the abdomen and legs. Ptosis of the right upper eyelid appeared fourteen days subsequently and on the sixteenth day a second leakage ivas ushered in by a convulsion and was followed by acute delirium. He was admitted to hospital on the tiventyfirst day and at that time showed complete paralysis of the right third cranial nerve with ptosis, optic neuritis, Babinski's sign on the left side, mental disorientation, free blood in the cerebrospinal fluid and albuminuria; under observation the reflexo-motor signs varied. Death occurred from respiratory failure on the thirty-sixth day after the onset of the acute manifestations. Case 31.--30115/08, Charles E., aged 40, grocer, single, was admitted to the London Hospital under the care of Dr. W. J. Hadley on January 16, and died on February 1, 1908. The patient was a slight, well-covered man of 40, with dark hair and grey beard, who looked somewhat older than his years. The history of his previous health is...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 322g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236927761
  • 9781236927767