Transactions of the Chicago Society of Internal Medicine Volume 1-2

Transactions of the Chicago Society of Internal Medicine Volume 1-2

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...metastatic medullary foci, but from lymphocytes, without an intermediate stage such as the myelocyte. In this case the eosinophilic granules are presumed to originate from.disintegrated hemoglobin, a view especially championed by Weiden reich. Though these conceptions apparently have little in their favor, they harmonize well with certain conditions obtaining in the case presented. Thus the eosinophils have been most numerous at the times when the lymphocytes were relatively few. Furthermore, as pointed out by Weidenreich, the eosinophils are likely to be increased when ' there is a diminution in the erythrocytes and evidence of an augmented destruction of the red cells.--Published in Bull. Johns Hopkins Hosp, 1916, 27. NINTH MEETING. FEBRUARY 28, 1918 A CASE OF GENERALIZED TUBERCULOUS ADENITIS RESEMBLING HODGKIN'S DISEASE; RECOVERY CHARLES SPENCER WILLIAMSON THE synopsis of this case is as follows: A trained nurse, 26 years old, always in the most robust health, was taken sick suddenly on May 25 with high fever, 102-103; slow pulse, 88-96; respirations, 22-24. Physical examination negative in every way except for one small gland at the angle of the jaw and very slight epigastric discomfort. Von Pirquet reaction negative on two occasions. The spleen not palpable. Many leukocyte counts varying between 6,000 and 9,000; differential count, polymorphonuclears, 68 per cent.; small mononuclears, 27 per cent. Blood cultures negative. During the second week the epigastric pain increased and a small tumor mass the size of a hen's egg was felt to the left of the vertebral column, just above the navel. In the next two or three weeks the temperature reached 105, and the abdominal mass enlarged until it ultimately attained the size of more

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  • English
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