The Throat and Its Diseases

The Throat and Its Diseases

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ..."I would not venture to call the disease that may occur in a scrofulous person, become syphilitic, a hybrid one, and yet, perhaps, the term is not altogether wrong; but at least I would call it a mixed disease, and hold that syphilis inserted in a scrofulous person will, in its tertiary period, produce signs which it may be very hard to distinguish from scrofula, signs in which the characters of scrofula and of syphilis are mingled, and--which is very important--which require that the treatment of scrofula should be combined with the treatment of syphilis, in order to produce a fully successful result." Treatment.--In accordance with the above opinion, iodide of potassium should be combined with iodide of iron. Good food, fresh air, and phosphorized codliver oil are indicated. Sea-air and sea-bathing, and especially the bromo-iodine water of "Woodhall Spa, Kreuznach or Challes, both internally, locally, and in baths, will be found very efficacious. Discussion on Syphilis. Patlwlogieal Transactions, vol. xxvii. 1876. The galvano-cautery is particularly valuable in destroying this form of ulceration. To prevent misunderstanding, it may just be stated that the author does not deny a specific manifestation of scrofula in the pharynx; he only affirms that it is not usually one of ulceration. The form in which ho has seen it exemplified is that of a low type of inflammatory thickening of the fauces, of the naso-pharyngeal passages, of the nasal septum, of the glands in the vault of the pharynx, and of tho faucial tonsils, accompanied not unfrequently by a similar condition of the neighbouring lymphatic glands, which often undergo disintegration. There is also occasional necrosis of turbinated bone. Cancehods Ulceration Of The...
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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236923596
  • 9781236923592