Aids to Pathology

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Baillière, Tindall & Cox, 1915 - Pathology - 228 pages
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Page iv - Learning without thought is labour lost; thought without learning is perilous.' CHAP. XVI. The Master said, The study of strange doctrines is injurious indeed!' CHAP. XVII. The Master said, 'Yu, shall I teach you what knowledge is? When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it;— this is knowledge.
Page 188 - The disease affects most frequently the long bones of the lower extremities and the skull, and is usually symmetrical. The bones enlarge and soften, and those bearing weight yield and become unnaturally curved and misshapen.
Page 188 - The spine, whether by yielding to the weight of the overgrown skull, or by change in its own structures, may sink and seem to shorten with greatly increased dorsal and lumbar curves ; the pelvis may become wide ; the necks of the femora may become nearly horizontal, but the limbs, however misshapen, remain strong and fit to support the trunk.
Page 116 - ... auricle and ventricle are readily discerned. The movement of the auricle is a sharp flick, most clearly perceptible in the length of the auricular appendix, for in this line the shortening is greatest. When the auricle is forced into fibrillation or delirium, the appearances are quite distinctive ; the muscular walls are maintained in a position of diastole ; systole, either complete or partial, is never accomplished ; the structure as a whole rests almost immobile ; but close observation of...
Page 170 - The lips large and of a rose-purple, alae nasi thick, cornea and pupil of the eye normal, but the distance between the eyes appearing disproportionately wide, and the rest of the nose depressed, giving the whole face a flattened broad character. The hair flaxen and soft, the whole expression of the face remarkably placid. The tongue broad and thick, voice gutteral, and the pronunciation as if the tongue were too large for the mouth (cretinoid). The hands peculiarly broad and thick, spade-like, as...
Page 180 - And if you would listen to her unattractive but interesting tale, she would trace throughout the sot's body a series of changes which leave unaltered no part of him worth speaking of. She would tell...
Page 76 - Odontome is a tumour composed of dental tissues in varying proportions and different degrees of development, arising from teeth-germs, or teeth still in the process of growth.
Page 180 - A drunken man notably exhibits the abstract and brief chronicle of insanity, going through its successive phases in a short space of time. First, a brisk flow of ideas, inflamed emotions, excited talk and action, aggressive address, unusual self-confidence, a condition of stimulated energy with weakened self-control, so like the sort of mental excitement which goes before an outbreak of mania that the one is sometimes mistaken...
Page 170 - B., after the cessation of the catamenial period, became insensible more and more languid, with general increase of bulk. This change went on from year to year, her face altering from oval to round, much like the full moon at rising. With a complexion soft and fair, the skin presenting a peculiarly smooth and fine texture was almost porcelainous in aspect, the cheeks tinted of a delicate rose-purple, the cellular tissue under the eyes being loose and folded, and that under the jaws and in the neck...
Page 171 - ... flattened broad character. The hair flaxen and soft, the whole expression of the face remarkably placid. The tongue broad and thick, voice guttural, and the pronunciation as if the tongue were too large for the mouth (cretinoid). The hands peculiarly broad and thick, spade-like, as if the whole textures were infiltrated. The integuments of the chest and abdomen loaded with subcutaneous fat. The upper and lower extremities also large and fat, with slight traces of oedema over the tibise, but this...

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