A Compend of Diagnosis in Pathological Anatomy with Directions for Making Post-mortem Examinations

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Houghton., 1877 - Anatomy, Pathological - 440 pages
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Page 310 - ... stone is likely to become very large and may weigh an ounce or more. In other cases the calculi may be very small, perhaps not larger than a grain of sand. One observer claims to have found nearly eight thousand of these small particles. The commonest appearance is that of a number of dark concretions, varying from the size of a small pea to that of a chestnut, and sometimes resembling a chestnut in appearance. From the rubbing together of their surfaces they produce polished facets of different...
Page 327 - ... still this is not necessary ; most drunkards do not have a cirrhotic but a fatty liver, and many persons with cirrhosis are not in the habit of dram-drinking.
Page 396 - The first occurs in pieces varying from the size of a hazel-nut to that of a walnut, or larger, which are roundish or irregular in shape, of a light yellowish colour, varying to red or...
Page 118 - of all the modifications which the blood undergoes, the least understood and at the same time the most important, is unquestionably, that which is due to the admixture with low organisms. Recent researches leave no doubt whatever, that in some diseases the blood contains during life, though to a far higher degree after death, certain low forms of animal or vegetable life. Those organisms which have a thoroughly characteristic appearance can be detected without any great difficulty, with very high...
Page 288 - The stomach and intestine. — A chronic catarrhal condition of the stomach is quite constant, and appears early in the disease. This is indicated by abundant, soft, gray mucus, projections of the mucous membrane, and by the slaty color that occurs, — especially near the pylorus.
Page 200 - ... constant in cancerous, but is more common with cheesy, degeneration. The latter condition may be present without bronzing of the skin. On the other hand, the skin may be bronzed, just as "in Addison's disease without the existence of cheesy degeneration or any other change in the supra-renal capsules. These facts have induced many observers to attribute the cutaneous discoloration rather to changes in the neighboring sympathetic nerves — the solar plexus and the semilunar ganglia."] The bronze...
Page 30 - In the first instance they will vary from the size of the head of a pin to that of a pea, while in the latter they appear as more or less undefined infiltrations, or irregular and tuberculated masses.
Page 165 - The inferior or recurrent laryngeal nerve is longer on the left than on the right side ; it passes back round the subclavian artery on the right side, the arch of the aorta on the left, and runs upwards on both sides alike between the trachea and oesophagus to supply the muscles within the larynx.
Page i - A Compend of Diagnosis in Pathological Anatomy, with Directions for making Post-Mortem Examinations. By Dr. Johannes Orth, First Assistant in Anatomy at the Pathological Institute in Berlin. Translated by Frederick...
Page 297 - These glucosides may be divided into two classes, according as they do or do not yield prussic acid on decomposition, and it is convenient to describe the former class as cyanogenetic glucosides.

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