Canada Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 4 : May, 1876 (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Canada Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 4: May, 1876 There is very seldom any appearance of blood with the evacuation, but this has occasionally been observed in small quantities. The stools are generally Of moderate consist ence, and come away in small irregular pieces, Often ﬂat tened. On making a digital examination it was found that the rectum was involved in the whole Of its calibre by a dense cartilaginous, irregular mass. The Obstruction began about one inch within the anus, beyond which lay two distinct strictures, through both Of which the finger could be just passed. At the extremity of this again and just as far as the finger could well reach, was felt another but smaller opening through which the finger could not pass at all. The examination gave a great deal of pain. A no. 2 Rectal bougie was subsequently passed, and was found to be just the size Of the uppermost constriction. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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- 29 Apr 2018
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- 43 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white