Reports Volume 9

Reports Volume 9

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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. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...also the kidneys and ureters. The bladder was empty; the urethra was patent and normal, with the exception of a few bruises in its membranous portion. Diseases Of The Nervous System. Tubercular Meningitis. Nine cases, Nos. 139, 168, 205, 216, 243, 276, 326, 329, 850. The features presented by the majority of the cases enumerated were of the usual type. In one instance (No. 205) the tubercular deposit, which was very slight, occupied an unusual position along both olfactory bulbs. Tubercular meningitis was present as part of a general tuberculosis in a case of lymphadenoma, No. 829. Simple Meningitis. Two cases. a. Serous meningitis. The present case (No. 271) has been classed under this heading chiefly owing to the great congestion of the pia mater which accompanied the serous effusions at the surface of the brain, and in the second place on account of the extensive clotting which the serum had undergone. The patient, a woman, ait. 32, of irregular habits, was open to the suspicion of syphilis; but of this disease, or of any affection of the cerebral vessels, no traces could be discovered after death. b. The fibrinous meningitis which is mentioned in case 230 was apparently an indirect consequence of preexisting cerebral and spinal disease. Paralytic symptoms had existed for several months prior to death, and an extensive bedsore had laid bare the sacrum, and probably set up meningeal inflammation; a surmise which the incomplete post-mortem record of the case does not enable us to verify. c. Cerebro-spinal meningitis was twice observed (Nos. 308, 337) as an independent affection. The effused fibrin was in both instances of somewhat purulent type. In one of the patients the spinal symptoms were preceded by sore-throat and more

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