Pathology and Treatment of Ringworm

Pathology and Treatment of Ringworm

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...or AN AFFECTED HAIR BY THE PRoJECTIoN or THE GRowme SHAFT mom mzLow. (a) cutis; (b) sebaceous gland; (c) external root-sheath. ' that as the growth of the spores in the hair-shaft necessitates the decomposition of organic substances, some products of this decomposition are left unassimilated, and if they are soluble they will find their way between the cells of the root-sheaths to the substance of the cutis and to the walls of the bloodvessels. The effusion of colourless corpuscles takes place around the walls of the blood-vessels even in the deeper strata of the cutis, showing a certain extension of the inflammatory process from the parts directly attacked, and adding additional proof of the irritant nature of the poisonous substances set free by the fungus. FIo. 18.----VERTIGAL SrwrIon rnaonorr THE SKIN or A HoRs; AFFECTED wIrn Tmm ToNSURANS; ILLvsraarIno THE InrLAMMaroav CHANGES PaonuCnn IN rHn Curls AND EPInnRMIs BY THE FUNGUS IN THE Hams. (rt) Rete mucosum; (b) horny layer of the epidermis; (c) a. raw surface, denuded of epidermis and covered with amorphous matter containing many exudation cells; (d) blood-vessels distended with blood-corpuscles; (e) a. hair which was seen under a high power to contain spores of Trichophyton. Does the influence of this irritant extend beyond the cutis'! In other words, is the inflammation produced by Trichophyton in the scalp of a child, when it involves a considerable extent of surface, and when it lasts for some time, likely to exert an injurious influence on the health of a child? It is generally stated by dermatological writers that weak, delicate children and scrofulous children are more liable to be affected by ringworm than others. Statements of any kind are so often copied by one more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236773357
  • 9781236773357