The Medical Journal of the Medical Sciences, 1908, Vol. 136 (Classic Reprint)

The Medical Journal of the Medical Sciences, 1908, Vol. 136 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Medical Journal of the Medical Sciences, 1908, Vol. 136 The vomiting is projectile in its nature, as if there was a sudden violent contraction of the stomach and a forcing upward of the contents. In some cases careful examination during this period of contraction and peristalsis reveals a small hard nodule, cartilage like in consistency, situated sometimes beneath the liver or its border and running directly downward toward the umbilicus. This structure, situated deeply against the vertebral column, is undoubt adly the pyloric end or valve of the stomach as it meets the duodenum. Some authors like Ibrahim have described singultus in these cases, and also eructations of gas, but inasmuch as these are quite common in healthy breast-fed infants, it seems to obscure the picture by laying any stress upon them. 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 | 1018 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 51mm | 1,329g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243171927
  • 9780243171927