The Ductless Glandular Diseases (Google eBook)

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P. Blakiston's son & Company, 1915 - Diagnosis, Radioscopic - 673 pages
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Page 51 - It is quite probable that the psychopathology of every-day life hinges largely upon the effect of ductless gland discharges upon the nervous system. This is particularly worthy of consideration in the study of child psychology in its relation to puberty and adolescence, especially in those individuals in whom there is some underlying, possibly inherited, functional deviation of the chemistry of the internal secretions.
Page 397 - The term eunuchoidism or dystropliia adiposa-genitalis is given to the condition shown by those individuals " who without being castrated entirely simulate in their clinical manifestations the true eunuch type or at least are extraordinarily similar to it. They are either tall or, if complications are absent, are at least not stunted in growth ; they show the typical fat distribution of eunuchs and eventually pronounced obesity; the...
Page 593 - Karsner (HT). Adenocarcinoma of the thyroid, with metastasis to the cervical glands and pituitary ; a contribution to the pathology of abnormal fat formation. Am. JM Sc., Philadelphia & New York, 1912, cxlie, 834-847.
Page 397 - The skeleton dimensions are characterized by an especial length of the extremities, and, furthermore, the individuals show a definite psychical habitus. Finally, there is found a more or less pronounced disturbance of development of the genitalia with faulty development of the secondary sexual characteristics. It is probable that in such cases we have to do with a developmental disturbance beginning primarily in the sexual glands, and especially the interstitial cells, as functional disturbances...
Page 647 - Beweis der von der Begattung unabhängigen periodischen Reifung und Loslösung der Eier der Säugethiere und des Menschen als der ersten Bedingung ihrer Fortpflanzung.
Page 148 - The pathology of toxic non-exophthalmic goiter of clinical group 2 (ie, those resembling exophthalmic goiter) is one of increased parenchyma through regenerative processes in atrophic parenchyma, or the formation of new parenchyma of the fetal type, with an increase in each instance of secretory activity and of absorption. The process is a chronic one...
Page 612 - Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Schilddrüse und Nebenschilddrüse bei Kretinoiden, Kretinen und endemisch Taubstummen.
Page 149 - ... Exophthalmic Goitre Musser in the American Journal of the Medical Sciences for June, 1912, reached these conclusions: 1. Endemic goitre should .not be treated surgically until proper general treatment has been employed for a long period. 2. Surgical intervention should not be advised in cases of goitre associated with functional or organic disturbances of other secretory organs until the associated disorders are removed or relieved. 3. If relapse occurs in spite of general treatment, or in spite...
Page 150 - ... well as advanced cases can be cured by partial thyroidectomy. Very late cases, with degeneration of the heart, kidney, and liver, can be improved, but not completely cured, by partial thyroidectomy. The mortality in these cases will vary from 1 to 4 per cent. Combined operations are often indicated in bad cases — first ligating one or both superior vessel areas, and later doing a partial thyroidectomy. Local anesthesia is indicated in most ligations. Local or combined...
Page 150 - ... medical profession the world over. All forms of treatment — climatic, rest, internal and external medication — have been and are still employed by men who are contemporaneous with the older period of medicine, that is, before we had any pathologic entity or knowledge of the real changes in the gland. The early operation of ligation cures many cases. Early as well as advanced cases can be cured by partial thyroidectomy. Very late cases, with degeneration of the heart, kidney, and liver, can...

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