Handbook of the Diseases of the Nervous System

Handbook of the Diseases of the Nervous System

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...branches to-eoond dorsal interosaeoui. 17"', Muscular branches to first dorsal fnteruMeeout. 18, Muscular branches to third aliiiar Interotwemi-. 16', Muscular branches to second palmar interuswous. 18," Muscular branches to first palmar interosseous. 19, Muscular branches to fourth luinbricalls. W, Muscular branches to third lumbricalis 20, Muscular branches to adductor pollicis. 20', Muscular branches to flexor breris polllcls (inner half). tion cannot be perceived, but the epigastrium may le felt to protrude slightly during expiration. When the paralysis is unilateral thvr signs can only be recognized on one side. The breathing, even in deplete paralysis, is not much accelerated during rest, but dyspncea begin with the slightest exertion, and the respirations frequently rice from forty to fifty in the minute. The contents of the bladder and rrcmm are expelled with difficulty, because the patient is unable to strain. tLt action of the abdominal muscles being rendered ineffective by tbr absence of the counter-pressure afforded by the contracted diaphragm. 8. Paralysis-Of The Muscles Supplied Hy The Brachial Plexus. Tlie paralyses of the brachial plexus may be divided into those, a, of the muscles of the neck and trunk, and, h, those of the upper extremity. a. Paralysis of the Muscles of the Neck and Trunk. (1) Paralysis of the Peetoralis Major and Peetoralis Minor.--When these muscles are paralyzed the power of adducting the arm to the thorax or of resisting passive abduction of it is impaired; the patient is unable to seize the opposite shoulder with the hand; and if the muscles are likewise atrophied the anterior wall of the axilla is reduced to a flaccid fold of skin, the superior ribs and intercostal spaces are well marked, and the...
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  • Paperback | 294 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 531g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236486099
  • 9781236486097