Exophthalmic Goiter

Exophthalmic Goiter : And Its Nonsurgical Treatment (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Exophthalmic Goiter: And Its Nonsurgical Treatment Some years ago, as I was about to conclude my morning cflice hours, a man who was a stranger to me was ushered into my presence for treatment. As I beckoned him to a seat, it was seen that he was too weak to be about, - almost falling into the chair behind him. His physiognomy was a picture of a combination of fright and anxiety; his staring eyes seemed almost to pop out of their orbits, and as he waited a moment to rest himself, it was evident that his con dition was one of impending heart failure. His skin was moist and dusky, the lips and conjunctiva were almost blue, and as this miserable creature was about to address me, I noticed that his whole body was vibrating with the rapid cardiac cycles. On closer inspection, the carotids and ju gulars were seen to throb violently, and even the thyroid which was moderately enlarged, was also busily engaged in the display of the circulatory embarrassment by throbbing synchronously with the great vessels of the neck. 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 440 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 23mm | 585g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243023847
  • 9780243023844