Proceedings of the New York Pathological Society

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Page 87 - ... from their origins. Their walls were greatly thickened by infiltration with inflammatory exudate. Both in the lumina of these vessels along the sides of the clot and in the lymph-spaces in their walls were enormous numbers of small spheroidal bacteria. These bacteria were present in the umbilical vein beyond the limits of the clot, in the direction of the liver. " The kidneys showed moderate parenchymatous degeneration. The consolidated areas in the lungs were due to a nearly complete filling...
Page 135 - ... matter of the anterior perforated space, and forms the anterior part of the inferior boundary of the third ventricle. The Olfactory Nerve, with its bulb, is seen on either side of the longitudinal fissure, upon the under surface of each anterior lobe. The fissure of Sylvius separates the anterior and middle lobes, and lodges the middle cerebral artery. At its...
Page 25 - DaCosta and Longstreth say that " it is a disordered nutrition, fixing the original changes or starting point in the nervous ganglia and in the parts of the nervous system controlling the nutrition of the textures." Tyson is of the opinion that Bright's disease is a part of a general condition involving the vascular system throughout the body, including the kidneys. He regards the changes in the intima as being essentially inflammatory, the results of irritation coming from a morbid material circulating...
Page 111 - The parient died twenty hours after admittance. Autopsy. — Thirty-six hours after death. The lower lobe of the right lung was in the second stage of pneumonia. The heart was dilated. There was no valvular change. The thoracic aorta showed throughout its whole extent the evidences of a chronic endarteritis, calcareous plates being scattered in places along its wall. Communicating with the abdominal aorta, just below the coeliac axis, was a sacculated aneurism about the size of a small orange, projecting...
Page 88 - Staphylococcus pyogcnes aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes, together with other forms. Cultures from the liver showed large numbers of Staphylococcus pyogenes aureus, with considerable numbers of a stout bacillus similar to one abundant in the sloughing cavity. From the lung tissue from the consolidated regions enormous numbers of bacilli developed in a nearly pure culture, which corresponded in its biological characters to the Bacterium lactis aerogenes of Escherich.
Page 111 - Stimson, which illustrated fracture of the posterior portion of the head of the calcaneum. He believed it to be probably the result of muscular action. The patient was a man fifty-three years of age, who was admitted to Bellevue Hospital in November last, for a disease of the tibia which required amputation. Eight years ago, while crossing the street, he was knocked down by a wagon and received the injury which the specimen illustrated. At the time the injury was received, the patient said that the...
Page 71 - AORTA, taken from the body of a man, fifty-three years of age, who was admitted to the New York Hospital, in the service of Dr.
Page 88 - ... observations apparently made with accuracy and care have been reported from time to time to prove both sides of the question, so that all that can now be said is that burning sulphur is of doubtful efficacy, with the weight of the highest authorities in bacteriology against it. But to this it must be added that it is still largely used by very intelligent bodies in large institutions, boards of health, etc., where it would not be likely long to maintain an unearned confidence. How often the fumes...
Page 133 - ... growth, possibly a rudimentary nose. There was neither mouth nor ears. The other face showed one deep slit, oblique in direction, and a shallow sulcus as representatives of the eyes. The nose was a pedunculated piece of flesh, the size of a hazel-nut. The mouth was well marked, with an upper hare -lip and a well-developed lower lip. Starting just above the eyes was a growth of very fine hair, which was not present on the other face. Examination by transmitted light showed the outlines of cartilaginous...
Page 109 - Thus, in about two-thirds of the cases there was meningitis, and in about one-third the tubercles were confined to the other viscera. DR. LEWIS HALL SAYRE exhibited the head and neck of a femur, removed five weeks previously from a boy seven years of age, who was suffering from HIP-JOINT DISEASE. Up to the age of four years, the boy had enjoyed perfect health. At that time he had had a severe attack of diphtheria followed by serious inflammation of the eyes, which kept him confined to his room for...

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