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: ... from root of zygoma forwards along the squamous suture, and backwards along the parietal and occipital bones. The petro-sphenoidal suture on this side was started. Extravasated blood on right side between dura mater and brain. A branch of the right middle cerebral artery near the Sylvian fissure had ruptured on the surface of the brain. Optic nerves of bluish colour on removal. Microscopicalh/.--Optic nerves: extravasation of blood into external sheath, and between the two sheaths. Slight increase in the number of staining nuclei in the nerves and trabeculas. Trabeculae not thickened. Disc slightly swollen. Casn 8.--Wm. L--, set. 37. March 13th, 1883.--Fell off a cart on to the back of his head. Became unconscious and restless. There was bleeding from mouth and left ear. 28th.--The discharge from ear became serous the day after the accident, and the serous discharge continues. Became conscious two days ago, but dull. Ophthalmoscopically.--Discs slightly swollen; margins blurred; vessels bend slightly at margin; well-marked white lines along veins; no haemorrhages; neuritis passing off (?). April 21st.--Swel1ing and tenderness behind left ear. Incision. Trephining; one drachm of pus let out. May 2nd.--Much better in every way.-9th.--Now up every day; optic discs of nearly normal v appearance. Reads small print with each eye. Casn 9.--John P--, act. 11, died twenty-four hours after injury. No ophthalmoscopic examination. Post-'mortem.--Fracture extending through left temporal bone to base of skull reaching nearly to spheno-occipital articulation. Microscopically.--The optic discs seem normal. Sections of optic nerve close to disc present very slight, if any changes, but sections of, the nerve at the optic foramen show very noticeable...
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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236749324
  • 9781236749321