Studies from the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research Volume 8

Studies from the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research Volume 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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...Tonsils show further reduction in size; smooth and pale; no exudate on pressure. Adenoid tissue pale, smooth, and clean; more normal in appearance. Bacteriological examination: Tonsils and vault show no hemolytic organisms. Apr. 7. Improvement continues. Lymphoid tissue along posterior pillars has entirely disappeared. 6 It is obvious that the number of colonies is roughly indicative only, as the quantity of material inoculated and part of organ touched with the loop are not subject to accurate control. June 14. Tonsils flat; pale smooth surface; adjacent mucous membrane pale; edges of crypts inverted and crypts show retraction. Adenoid mass materially reduced. Bacteriological examination: No cultures taken. Case D.--S. A., white, male; age 31 years. Apr. 7, 1920. Throat: Tonsils moderately enlarged, buried; numerous crypts; purulent fluid on pressure. Marked hypertrophy of lymphoid tissue along posterior pillars. No adenoid tissue. Bacteriological examination: Right tonsil 200, left tonsil 200, and vault 200 colonies of hemolytic streptococci. X-rays: Three areas, right and left side of neck and posterior occipital region, exposed to x-rays. Spark-gap 8 inches, milliamperes 5, distance 10 inches, time 6 minutes, filtered through 3 mm. of aluminum. Apr. 12. Tonsils show some reduction; pale and smooth; very little exudate on pressure. Marked reduction in lymphoid tissue on posterior pillars. Bacteriological examination: Right tonsil 150, left tonsil 200, and vault no colonies of hemolytic streptococci. Apr. 19. Tonsils markedly reduced, smooth, pale, normal in appearance; less exudate on deep pressure. Further reduction in amount of lymphoid tissue on pillars. Bacteriological examination: Right tonsil 50 colonies, left tonsil no colonies, ..
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  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236813243
  • 9781236813244