A Text-Book on Plague

A Text-Book on Plague

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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: ...in those parts which are tender, but which are covered with wearing apparel, boots and stockings causing interference in localization. There is, as it were, a secondary subcutaneous plague This is due to extensive ulceration around the lymphatic gland which has absorbed the infection from the cutaneous carbuncle. If the ulceration around the bubo is very extensive from the first, precluding the glandular swelling from being felt, it will be very difficult to diagnose the case whether it is a primary or secondary one. 4. The Clinical History Of A Cutaneous Plague Patient. Chiosaburo Yase, age 22 years, constable of Hiogoken. Commencement of illness, 5th December, 1899, admitted into the hospital on the 9th December. Previous History: He was healthy and strong, and had never been ill before. Since the middle of November, 1899, he was on duty in the Fukiai plague infected district, and attended to the isolation. After the isolation was over he resumed his ordinary duty on the 5th December, 1899. Status Pk.ssens: When he resumed his ordinary duty on the 5th December a nodule the size of an apple appeared in the skin under the umbilicus on the right side of the abdomen. Since 7 p.m. he had felt pain and tenderness. Later on as the nodule increased in size the right inguinal glands became swollen to the size of a pigeon egg. He was feverish, and felt languid and tired. He went to the Kobe Hospital to be examined, and on the 9th December, at 2.30 p.m., he was admitted into the Higashiyama Hospital. The Symptoms On Admission: His bod' was fairly nourished, being rich in fat. The countenance presented a more or less prostrated appearance, still there was very little hyperaemia of the conjunctive, and no headache; and the tongue was covered with a...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236750411
  • 9781236750419