Quarterly Bulletin of Northwestern University Medical School Volume 7-8

Quarterly Bulletin of Northwestern University Medical School Volume 7-8

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...accommodation. While there is subjective pain in the region of the ear, there is no tenderness over the mastoid, and objective sensory disturbances can not be elicited. No signs of external or middle ear disease can be found. There is. no nerve-deafness. The tongue is protruded in a straight line. Taste is markedly impaired in the anterior two-thirds of the right half of the tongue. The post-cervical and inguinal glands are slightly enlarged. The left thigh is considerably smaller than the right, and its strength is greatly reduced. There is tenderness at the point of exit of the sciatic nerve. When the sciatic is put on the stretch there is some pain. The thigh muscles on the left side are soft and flabby and present distinct atrophy. On the middle third of the right leg there is an old scar of about the size of a half dollar, which has pigmented edges and a parchment like center, evidently the remains of a tertiary syphilid. There is a distinct perforation of the soft palate, painless, and therefore unknown to the patient, probably syphilitic in origin. The grip in both hands is about equal and normal. Sensation is nowhere disturbed. The superficial reflexes are present everywhere. McCarthy's reflex is absent on the right side. The deep reflexes are normal in the upper extremities. Kneejerk is exaggerated on the right side, and considerably reduced on the left side. The Achilles jerk is present bilaterally, but somewhat less marked on the left side. Gait is about normal. Coordination shows no abnormality. The eye-grounds are normal. _ Large doses of mercurial inunctions and of potassum iodid up to I2 grams daily failed to produce any decided im-' provement during a course of treatment of two months' duration. The only change noted...show more

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  • Paperback | 218 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 399g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236789415
  • 9781236789419