Proceedings of the Laryngological Society of London Volume 6

Proceedings of the Laryngological Society of London Volume 6

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...not in the parathyroid. Sir FELIx SEMoN had seen several cases start in the thyroid itself after the original goitre had remained unchanged for twenty years or more. CAsE or PRIMARY EPITHELIOMA or THE RIGHT ToNsIL WITH ExTENsIoN TO THE ToNGIIE AND CERvIcAII GLANDs. Shown by Mr. DE SANTI. The man, aet. 37, had first noticed swelling in the right tonsil at Christmas, 1898, and had seen a doctor who said nothing was the matter with him. He was again seen later when he was told he had tonsillitis and given a gargle. Now there was well-marked cachexia. A foul ulcer was seen in the right tonsil. The base of the tongue was involved and bound down, and there was inability to open the mouth wide. The right cervical glands were typically enlarged and hard. The case was inoperable and of very rapid growth. Mr. BOwLBY thought there could be no doubt as to the diagnosis, and that operative treatment was impracticable. SWELLING IN INTER.-ARYTENOID REGION. Shown by Dr. FuRNIss PoTTER. The patient was a. man aet. 31, a meat salesman and voice user, who had sufiered from hoarseness for about two months previously, and had had a cough with expectoration for an indefinite period--could not remember how long. On examination there was general hyperaemia of the larynx, the cords being thickened and slightly reddened. In the inter-arytaenoid space was a pyramidal.shaped swelling, grey in colour as if covered with mucus. According to patient's statement he had been a teetotaler for the last three years, but previously had indulged freely in alcohol. There was no history of syphilis. No loss of flesh. Examination of sputum for tubercle bacilli yielded a negative result. N o definite abnormal physical signs in chest. Sir FELIx SEMoN thought care should be...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236906551
  • 9781236906557