A Hand-book of Diseases of the Skin and Their Homeopathic Treatment

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Duncan brothers, 1884 - Skin - 292 pages

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Page 210 - ... on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. The sebaceous glands are considered under Histology of the Hair.
Page 143 - ... it can hardly be mistaken for any of the other forms of cutaneous trouble. The diseases with which it is most liable to be confounded are eczema and varicella. It may be distinguished from the former by the fact that the children attacked are usually healthy, while those of eczema are not; that the scabs are light yellow, flat and
Page 117 - ... Erythema on the legs in old people. Nux VOM. — Pimples on the face with itching burning after drinking wine or alcoholic liquors. Phytolacca. — Painful erythematous blotches of a pale red color. Pulsatilla nut. — Erythema of the scalp. Dark blue or red eruption on the legs and ankles.
Page 116 - Bright, scarlet eruption on face, body and limbs. She is much flushed, and there is present over the whole body a diffuse inflammatory redness closely resembling the smooth eruption of scarlatina. Bright red or bluish erythema over whole body, permanent under pressure, mottled with livid patches and deep red spots. • Eruption on arms, legs and face and subsequently over whole body in large blotches of different shapes, raised above the surface and of a deep red color; these blotches gradually coalesce,...
Page 45 - Stone-pock. /Symptomatology. — Acne, from the Greek acme, a point, is, next to eczema, the commonest disease of the skin. It may show itself on any part of the body, except the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, but generally selects as seats, the face and back. It affects both sexes, and is most common, between the ages of fifteen and forty-five. It occurs mostly in light complexioncd young people, at the age of puberty.
Page 109 - ... painfully distended condition of the lymphatics and glands of the groin. In a few days the febrile symptoms subside, but the swelling remains, never entirely disappearing. Recurrent inflammatory attacks take place at variable intervals, which leave the leg always larger than before. Each attack is accompanied by stabbing pains in the limb, but they are more severe at the beginning than at any subsequent period of the disease. The skin is usually harder and darker than normal. In the course of...
Page 59 - The skin has a dry, white, leathery appearance. Natrum carb. — The skin of the whole body becomes dry and cracked. Phosphorus. — The skin is dry and wrinkled. Plumbum. — Dry skin, with absolute lack of perspiration. Potassium iodide. — The skin is dried up, and rough, like hog skin.
Page 105 - ... the skin, with itching and pricking. Nitric acid. — Vesicles on the inner side of the left hand. Soreness of the feet from profuse, offensive perspiration. Dry, scaly skin. Moisture and itching in the anus. Syphilitic ulcers, after abuse of mercury. In dark complexioned old people. Nux JUGLANS.
Page 172 - Deep hard bullae on the ball of the thumb. Blisters on the balls of the toes. Great • drowsiness and apathy. In debilitated individuals. After sexual excesses. Phosphorus. — Painful hard blisters, full to bursting. Chilliness every evening with shivering. Arms and hands become numb.

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