Cyclopædia of the diseases of children, medical and surgical v. 3, 1892-94, Volume 3

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J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1890
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Page 84 - The number of stools during the first two weeks is from three to six daily. After the first month two stools a day are the average; many infants have three, many others but one.
Page 543 - During these attacks the pain shoots down the course of the branches of the lumbar plexus, and is felt in the bladder, in the groin, along the thigh, or in the testicle. The pain is paroxysmal, and intensified by the spasmodic contractions of the ureter. The testicle may be retracted at the time, and afterwards become enlarged and remain for a long while tender, if not painful. I have seen the testis of the affected side small and wasted as well as retracted.
Page 537 - This term implies dilatation of the pelvis and calyces of the kidney, with pus, or pus and urine. In advanced cases, the dilatation and suppuration extend beyond the calyces, and go on to compression and disintegration of the medullary and cortical substance, converting the organ into a large loculated sac, the nature of whose contents depends on the cause of the obstruction. Hydro-nephrosis becomes...
Page 372 - BRCEN would like to call the attention of the Society to the fact that he had about a month ago presented a specimen of carcinoma of the pancreas, and had then referred at length to some forty cases of jaundice due to primary carcinoma of the head of the pancreas lately reported by another observer. From...
Page 340 - ... lower layer of the meso-colon. At the upper border, and behind the posterior surface, are found the splenic artery and vein. Just above the pancreas lies the coeliac axis. The common bile-duct passes behind the head of the pancreas, close to it and sometimes embedded in its tissue. The pancreatic duct unites with the common bile-duct in the wall of the intestine, at the junction of the second and third portions of the duodenum and three or four inches below the pyloric orifice of the stomach....
Page 535 - It occurs at any period, from birth to extreme old age, and is met with also in the foetus. It is nearly twice as frequent in females as in males. When the dilatation is insufficient to give rise to a tumour, there are generally no symptoms characteristic of hydro-nephrosis ; it...
Page 813 - Breathing has ceased, the first thing to be done is to free the body from any clothing that binds the neck, chest or waist, turn it over upon the face for a moment, thrusting a finger into the mouth and sweeping it round, to bring away anything that may have gotten in or accumulated there. Then the body should be laid out flat on the back, .with something a few inches high under the shoulders (anything will do : a folded blanket, or...
Page 816 - Beveridge, states that for foreign bodies in the throat, such as pieces of meat, etc., a simple mode of relief is to blow forcibly into the ear. This excites powerful reflex action, during which the foreign body is expelled from the trachea. The plan is so easy of execution that, if there is anything in it, it ought to be generally known and applied.

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