Embryology, Anatomy, and Diseases of the Umbilicus; Together with Diseases of the Urachus

Embryology, Anatomy, and Diseases of the Umbilicus; Together with Diseases of the Urachus

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...Abstract from Traite d'affections calculeuses du foie, Fauconneau-Dufresne, 482. t Leguelinel de Lignerolles: Op. cit., obs. 3. Observation by Dr. Leroy des Barres, of Saint Denis. This case was related to the author by the son of Dr. Leroy. t Leguelinel de Lignerolles: Op. cit., obs. 4. Cockle, John: Med. Times and Gaz., May 10, 1862, p. 476. Several days later three more calculi came away. The redness then disappeared, but the fistula remained. At a point 2 cm. to the right and below the umbilicus was a seromucous discharge. A probe detected the presence of a hard calculus, which appeared to be the size of a hen's egg. There was also an increase in size of the liver. After some time the swelling and redness reappeared and another calculus was removed. Three weeks later still another became fixed in the fistulous tract, about 2 cm. from the opening. As a result of the disastrous experience which Robert had had after the extraction of similar calculi under like circumstances, the surgeon did not attempt to remove this calculus, but from time to time small biliary concretions escaped. Tumor of the Umbilical Region; Abscess with Fistulous Tract; Spontaneous Escape of Several Biliary Calculi; Grave Jaundice; Marked Emaciation. Death.--Madame X, aged sixty-five, had suffered from chronic gastritis. In 1857 she complained of vague pain in the right hypochondrium and a tumor could be made out in the region of the umbilicus. The tumor was hard, without any nodulation, and was painful on pressure. It opened at the umbilicus, and a considerable quantity of whitish pus escaped. In March, 1858, a biliary calculus appeared, and in the course of six months a large number escaped spontaneously. The opening closed after the exit of each calculus, but...show more

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  • 9781236523631