Special Pathology and Diagnostics

Special Pathology and Diagnostics

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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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...was never afterwards craved for. The remedies here needed are: Alum. P. S., ulceration of the rectum, with painful excrescences and fetid, ichorous discharges. Arsen., despondent; chilly up and down the back; relief from heat; large purple swelling on right gluteal muscle. Berber., great soreness and pain throughout the entire back, from the sacrum to the shoulders, worse from exertionl Cale. sulph., Schiissler. Hydrast, with constipation, piles and ulceration. Silic., aching, beating, throbbing in lumbo-sacral region; occasional swelling in perineum discharging blood and pus; constipation, stool slips back after much effort. Thuja, blind external fistula with cauliflower excrescences at the verge of the anus; offensive perspiration around the parts affected. Besides compare: Calend., Caustic, Ignat., Nux vom., Petrol., Sepia, Staphis., Sulphur. Prolapsus Recti. i _ The protrusion of the hypertrophied mucous membrane, often observed in haemorrhoids, is not a true prolapsus. This, on the contrary, consists of a real falling down and out of all the coats of the rectum, is in fact an eversion of the gut, similar to intussusception, with this difference: that the falling portion of the intestine becomes uncovered and projects externally, while in intussusception it becomes invaginated into that portion of the intestine which is just below it. The extent of the protrusion varies greatly, from an inch to six inches or even more. When not constricted by the sphincter it has the usual florid appearance; when strangulated it appears livid, purple and tumid from congestion. After long exposure the mucous membrane becomes thickened and granular and sometimes ulcerated. Prolapsus recti is most frequently observed in children in consequence of...show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236860101
  • 9781236860101