The Cincinnati Lancet-Clinic Volume 37

The Cincinnati Lancet-Clinic Volume 37

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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: ...and so did not hear his theory. Unless it is something additional to what has before fallen under my observation, I think the exact explanation is yet to be revealed. Of course, that they are embryonal in character everybody would concede. I have not seen anything more conclusive, and that is altogether hypothetical, based upon the proximity of the various layers of the blastodermic membrane in the ovum and the migration of the cells. The old doctrine of inclusion has been for a long time exploded. Since the revelations of the distinguished author and the work he has done on the subject, the inclusion has been shown to be very different from what was at first thought. But I was not able to hear what Dr. Johnstone said on that point, and therefore cannot discuss it with any sense at all. I would be interested to know whether his explanation would be just as applicable to these growths in the testicle. I suppose it would, because nobody can tell the difference in source of the testicle and the reproductive organ in the woman. No matter whether you conclude the sexual organs are produced by the side of the Wolffian bodies or the choroid body, there is at first no distinction between the male and female child, and so the source of production is exactly the same. But I was anxious to have observed in the doctor's paper whether it would also explain the existence of dermoids in other parts of the body. I suppose, as said, it would. The reference to the tendency to malignancy in these tumors is very well taken, because there can be no doubt as to the great peril or jeopardy to which the subject of dermoid is constantly exposed, especially the young woman just approaching marital relations. However, this is very prominently called out by every...show more

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  • Paperback | 468 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 830g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236943724
  • 9781236943729