Ophthalmic Record Volume 7

Ophthalmic Record Volume 7

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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...are intact. The tumor consists of huge branching masses and columns of epithelial cells, separated by a vascular fibrous tissue in which there 1s an abundant roundcell infiltration and a few hemorrhages. The epithelial cells are in the main large and flat; at the periphery of the masses the cells at times assume a short columnal outline. The nuclei often lie in vacuoles in the clear protoplasm, which may have a narrow, dense hyaline border. A few atypical horny masses are met with. The diagnosis is Carcinoma of the Scleral Conjunctiva." Multiple Lymphoid Tumors of the Orbits in a man about fifty years old, a grocer by occupation, who complained of failing sight in consequence of tumors about the eyeballs, had been steadily increasing in size and number for some months, during which time he had also failed in general health and had lost over fifty pounds in weight. The lids of both eyes were normal, except that they were bulged forward, owing to the presence of firm and somewhat nodular tumors beneath them. The cornea and iris were normal in both eyes and the media clear, and when the lids were raised by the fingers vision was good, but the presence of the tumors made it impossible for the patient to raise either of the upper lids fully above the pupils. The conjunctiva was not inflamed, but its vessels, especially the veins, were much fulled and larger than normal. The diagnosis of multiple sarcoma was made and concurred in by Prof. F. C. Hotz, and the patient advised that operation was not feasible. His son was informed that the patient would probably live a comparatively short time, as it was reasonable to suppose that similar malignant tumors probably existed in some of the internal organs. The patient returned in about three...show more

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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 481g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236801482
  • 9781236801487