Nervous and Mental Disease Monographs Volume 23-25

Nervous and Mental Disease Monographs Volume 23-25

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...diseases" in other inferior organs, as in the case of L. Z. in the appendix. From the whole ensemble of inferiority this idea comes strongly to the fore, that I '3-QLQIB3-I1& _2T_11_l_El1: _5ated less by hypertrophy and more by hyperfunction. On the ot efh_a'iTcT-the more infefio? the formE is, the less it has succeeded in functional development, and the sopper it wilhpqact 7v/v_i.th.Le_Y.eessiv'e 'growth to stimuli of alL_s2'rts. ' It is only a step from the fact of excessive growth in inferior organs to the acceptance of the origin of neoplasm in such organs. This seems to us justified if we regard properly the familiar occurrence, the anamnestic particulars, their appearance in or near primary inferior organs. Whether parasites come into consideration for individual neoplasms, I must leave undecided, but do not consider their part very important. The anamnestic data, particularly, speak for the acceptance of the fact that neoplasms originate only in inferior organs. I could always be sure in my cases, and literature offers enough proofs, that the development of the carcinomas are preceded by a number of years of functional disturbances, or further disease of the organs, frequently of a neurotic nature. The conception of a fundamental connection of lupus, chronic catarrh, inflammation, hemorrhages or microorganisms with the forming of a carcinoma, regularly leaves the causal factor unexplained. According to our conception, all these presumed " etiologic" affections are characterized in like manner as the neoplasms, as manifestations of the inferiority of the diseased organ. The same is true for the origin of neoplasms from nevus, in which case the nevus pigmentosus often...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236882040
  • 9781236882042