Medical and Surgical Reports Volume 2

Medical and Surgical Reports Volume 2

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...limb, but some pain persisted. On November 30 the girl had a sudden, severe cerebral embolus, and died unconscious, with a temperature of 106 F., early on the morning of December 1, 1913. We also encounter in this newly organized orthopedic service the usual types of congenital and acquired deformities, notably club-feet (Figs. 88 and 89) and bone distortions due to rachitis (Figs. 90 and 91); but the few more or less unusual cases cited above will serve to show the variety of material; and the quantity appears to be increasing as fast as the accommodations of the hospital permit. FIG. 9o.--Some cases of bow-legs and knock-knees under treatment in 1913. Above is shown the condition on admission; below, the results of the osteotomics. FIG. 9l.--Some more cases of bow-legs and knock-knees under treatmcnt in 1913. Above is seen the condition on admission; below, the results of the osteotomies. DR. Asnmnzsr presented a man, aged twenty-eight years, who came under his care in August, 1912. When four years of age he had suffered from tuberculosis of the right hip; a cold abscess formed and was opened, but healed soon. He was under treatment for the hip condition until the age of eight years, being confined to bed eighteen months, and on crutches for nearly three years. He eventually secured a very useful limb, with fair motion at the hip-joint, but with shortening and adduction, which caused a marked limp. The hip remains weak and is subject to slight injuries. He walks on his toes. In February, 1912, he fell and injured his left wrist, and was treated for five or six weeks on a splint for what was considered a fracture of the radius and two of the metacarpal bones. The wrist never became normal, but remained swollen and painful and more

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