Pediatrics Volume 4

Pediatrics Volume 4

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...in, and this time the opening further back had entirely closed. When I saw the child all that was left was a small pit of about quarter of an inch in diameter of pigmented skin, which appeared very much like another anus, although I could not insert a very fine probe. The child then had profuse diarrhea and under ordinary treatment got well. It did not use this second anus at all with all this diarrhea. Two months later the child had another attack of diarrhea and was taken to another hospital, where it died. The parents would not permit a post-mortem. ' Another curious thing about this child was that it had two openings where the helix joined the face. It looked very much like an enlarged follicle, such as is sometimes seen on an old man's nose. I asked Dr. Piersol what he supposed this condition was due to. He said be supposed it was the remains of the bronchial clefts. Dr..IARY E. Au.r.u: I at one time had in my practice a child with an anus opening into the vagina. The child seemed to be very badly nourished, the mother had. not enough milk for it and it had to be put on artificial food and became very much constipated. It was excedingly difficult to relieve the child under these conditions. The anus that opened into the vagina was very small; for a time it seemed to be relieved, and then became constipated again and most of the time it drew the head back as if it had some brain trouble, and suddenly one morning died without any apparent cause. They would not allow a post-mortem. I also had under my care at one time a child about six years old. The history was when that child was born it screamed every time the bowels were moved, and had a great deal of trouble all the time up to coming under my care. It had no coccyx at all and I...show more

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 381g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236830369
  • 9781236830364