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Page 141 - Whenever young persons die with symptoms of ingravescent apoplexy, and after death large effusion of blood is found, especially if the effusion be over the surface of the brain in the meshes of the pia mater, the presence of an aneurism is probable.
Page 23 - Where a simple chronic enlargement of the prostate gland supervenes on stricture of the urethra, the latter usually becomes less liable to spasm, and is more easily dilated, and altogether more tractable than it was before.
Page 269 - Londinensis" of 1809, a translation of which he published. He was for many years secretary to the Commissioners for regulating Madhouses, and from the documents which came before him in that capacity he deduced some valuable statistical results on the prevalence of insanity. Dr. Powell...
Page 250 - ... are attached to the primitive sacculus by an extremely long and slender filament of fibrous tissue, resembling the petiole of a leaf, the secondary sacculus being its expansion. Sometimes there are several series of these sacculi attached one series to another, exhibiting an arborescent appearance, but in every instance the secondary sacculi are extravascular.
Page 4 - The last, called the 9th, was published by Bohn in 1848. Lawrence taught at the Aldersgate School of Medicine in 1826-27, but he retired from this in 1829, when he succeeded Abernethy as Lecturer on Surgery at St. Bartholomew's Hospital. He occupied this chair for thirtythree years. In 1828 he was elected on the Council of the College of Surgeons, and in 1840 one of the Examiners, and subsequently he was twice President of the College. Moreover, he became a foreign Associate of the Institute of France,...
Page 255 - A large cavity is seen in the cartilage covering the condyle, about an inch in length and three-quarters of an inch in breadth.
Page 30 - Even when spasm is associated with structural change or organic stricture, it may be controlled by the same means, more or less actively employed according to circumstances, although of course their effects are not now so striking or apparently satisfactory. When there is evidence of further mischief in the form of inflammation or congestion, local depletion or perhaps counter-irritation by other means than the application of cantharides may be advisable. But except in extreme and very urgent cases...
Page 250 - The fact of the secondary sacculi being connected to the primary by extremely narrow pediculi will suffice to explain the reason why these bodies may become formed in the first instance ; the pedicle serving both to keep them attached, and to convey the material from the blood necessary for their development until they acquire a certain size ; but afterwards, from its tenuity being no longer capable of holding them, it breaks, and the bodies become loose and most likely cease to enlarge.* " There...
Page 253 - II. 77. shape, with one surface smooth and cartilaginous, and the other surface having a thin layer of bone adhering to it, being evidently a portion of the articular surface actually broken off from the head of the tibia. That such an accident should...
Page 116 - In the intervals between one pregnancy, or lactation, and another it would appear that the presence of a womb has a special and accumulating influence on the constitution ; and that it is thus the organ which, by its own periodical discharge, affords that relief to the whole frame, of which it has itself created the necessity. It is the womb alone, and not the whole generative apparatus, or, indeed, any other part of it.

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