Transactions of the Ophthalmological Society of the United Kingdom Volume 3

Transactions of the Ophthalmological Society of the United Kingdom Volume 3

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ... mater over left frontal lobe, and brain here contused. No basilar meningitis to naked eye. Microscopically.--Optic nerves apparently normal. Case 5.--Henry C--, aBt. 23, kicked by a horse. On admission partially conscious, bleeding from left ear. Behind left ear was a compound comminuted depressed fracture of skull, with laceration of dura mater and brain. Elevation performed; died three days after injury. No ophthalmoscopic examination. Post mortem.--Fracture extended from parietal, across temporal fossa, to middle of sphenoid bone. No basilar meningitis to naked eye. Microscopically.--Optic nerves apparently normal. Case 6.--Walter P--, aet. 1 . Eight days before admission one prong of a toasting-fork was stuck three quarters of an inch into his head. No symptoms ensued for four days, except discharge of a watery fluid from the wound; he was then brought to hospital. On admission there was a fine hole into the skull through the left parietal bone, near the situation of the middle meningeal artery; a probe could be passed through this opening into the brain substance. There was paralysis of the right side, and convulsions of that side had occurred. Ophthalmoscopic examination.--Optic discs normal. Trephining was performed, and a small quantity of pus let out from beneath dura mater. Patient died the next day. Post mortem.--Whole of vertex of left hemisphere covered with a whitish exudation, which lies on the outer side of the visceral layer of the arachnoid (arachnitis of Hutchinson). No basal meningitis to naked eye. The optic nerves were obtained for microscopical examination, but were unfortunately lost. Case 7.--Walter P--, aet. 16, fell from a scaffolding twelve feet high. On admission was almost unconscious, in a state of...show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236920465
  • 9781236920461