Wireless Telegraphy; Its Origins, Development, Inventions, and Apparatus Volume 27

Wireless Telegraphy; Its Origins, Development, Inventions, and Apparatus Volume 27

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...(2) Nodules. In the majority these were particularly evident in the epigastrium or in the adjoining part of the right hypochondrium, 13 cases (Fig. 4). In 3 they were more or less general over the surface of the liver and in 3 there was a very large irregular nodular mass. Ascites was present in 10 cases. The spleen was enlarged in 14 cases. Prominence of the surface veins was marked in 8 cases. Fever occurred in 17 cases. The relatively marked involvement of the left lobe was marked in manv of the cases of this group. The error in diagnosis most to be expected would be neoplasm. This occurred in one case, exploration being done, which gave the diagnosis. In one case there was colloid carcinoma of the peritoneum; one was diagnosticated as hypertrophic cirrhosis until on a subsequent admission he returned with a tuberculous syphilide eruption; one had tuberculosis and the liver condition was regarded as amyloid (which was the case); and in one there was acute leukemia, the diagnosis of syphilis not being made until autopsy. Tuberculous peritonitis was the diagnosis in one case with ascites, the nodules in the epigastrium being regarded as a nodular thickened omentum. (3) Rounded Tumor. The size was enormous in some cases, (Figs. 5 and 6), there being a large rounded projection which in some filled the whole upper abdomen. In several instances the enlargement of the spleen was remarkable; in 2 cases the organs practically touched and filled the whole of the upper abdomen. Ascites was present in 4 and the spleen was enlarged in 4 cases. In one a friction rub was heard over the mass. Fever was present in 7 cases. Only one error in diagnosis was made, the enlargement being regarded as due to malignant disease. Survival for two years and the...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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