On the Identity or Non-Identity of Typhoid and Typhus Fevers

On the Identity or Non-Identity of Typhoid and Typhus Fevers

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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. 1850 edition. Excerpt: ...over the whole mucous membrane some bright red lines and patches. In another there was punctiform redness, and softening of the mucous membrane to the extent of three inches, commencing from the pylorus, and stretching towards the cardiac extremity; it was in the same case mammillated to near the cardiac extremity, i. e., commencing at the pylorus. The mucous membrane retained in this case its normal consistence at the cardiac extremity. There were a few rugae. In two cases the mucous membrane was somewhat grey. In one of these cases the posterior portion of the great cul-de-sac was speckled with deep red, the mucous membrane of the cardiac extremity was rather soft, the remainder of the organ normal in consistence and thickness. In the other of these two cases the mucous membrane was rugose and mammillated with the exception of the great cul-desac, generally softened, the softening especially affecting the pyloric half. In two other cases there was marked increase in the vascularity of the cardiac extremity of the stomach. Ulceration.--In one case only was there recent ulceration. In this case the mucous membrane of the stomach was pale and smooth, its consistence and thickness normal. Scattered over the anterior and posteriorwall and greater curvature were numerous minute ulcers, varying in size from a pin-point to a line in diameter; their edges and floors were pale; the former rounded, the latter formed of submucous cellular tissue. In no case was there any trace of old ulceration, or of chronic inflammation1 of the organ. Softening.--In ten cases the mucous membrane retained its normal consistence. In two it was slightly softened at the cardiac extremity. In three near the pylorus; in one of these three there were numerous red spots on the...show more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236505689
  • 9781236505682