Saint Bartholomews Hospital Reports

Saint Bartholomews Hospital Reports

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...an operation on left eye at St. Thomas's Hospital, probably for lachrymal obstruction. With the exception of almost continuous cough patient has been in good health since fifteen years old. Family history good. Patient is a healthy looking, well-nourished woman, with the exception of left side of face, of medium height, and average intelligence; holds her face always turned to the left, thus hiding her deformity. The right side of the face gives one the idea of perfect health, the muscles, bones and skin being apparently normal, as they are also in every part of the body, except the left half of the face. The viscera of the body are also apparently healthy. The following notes have reference to the left side: --The hair, which is dark, is scantier than on the right, and absent for 3" radius above ear. No marked demarcation along mesial line of forehead, skin much wrinkled, prominence of inner part of frontal eminence, but depression towards outer part; no difference in cyrtometric tracing of skull. Elevation of eyebrow, depression over corrugator supercilii. Eye rather protruded, lagophthalmos; upper lid atrophied, absence of furrows in skin of upper half, veins very prominent, entropion, nearly entire absence of lashes; punctum patent, (never remembers eyelashes, but said to have had them at two years old), thickening of palpebral conjunctiva. Lower lid.--Outer half nearly altogether atrophied, palpebral conjunctiva visible only at extreme outer and inner canthi, in middle no demarcation between it and skin, punctum everted and of no use. Cornea nebulous; iris acts well j pupil normal, and equal to right. Lens.--Normal. Fundus.--Myopic crescent. Vision.--Large objects; has had the eye continually shaded for 33 years. Nose.--Slight deviation...show more

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  • Paperback | 174 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 322g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236513207
  • 9781236513205