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abscess acid acute adults affected appearance artery atelectasis attacks become blood bone bronchi bronchial bronchitis broncho-pneumonia cartilage caseous catarrh cause cavity chest child childhood chronic color condition congenital cough cretinism diagnosis dilatation diphtheria disease doses dyspnoea eczema effusion emphysema endocarditis enlarged epistaxis eruption erythema especially fever fluid foreign body frequently give rise glands goitre growth healthy hemorrhage hypertrophy increased infants inflammation inflammatory irritation itching larynx later layer lesions less lungs mediastinum months mucous membrane mucus naevi nasal naso-pharynx neck normal nose observed obstruction occasionally occur operation pain papules patches pathological patient pharynx pleurisy pneumonia portion posterior present prognosis psoriasis pulmonary purpura rare removed respiration result rheumatic rickets scrofulous seen septum skin slight sometimes stenosis strumous suppuration surface swelling symptoms syphilis temperature thickened throat tion tissue tonsils trachea tracheotomy treatment tube tubercular tuberculosis tumor ulcer urticaria usually vascular vesicles
Page 778 - The condition was not recognized as rheumatic. He had never had rheumatism before, but had had two attacks of chorea, and his mother had had rheumatic fever. On physical examination, a slight systolic bruit was heard at the apex. The area of cardiac dulness appeared to be slightly increased, and the heart's impulse somewhat diffused. A remarkable crop of subcutaneous nodules, varying from the size of a pea to that of a large cob-nut, was discovered, and proved a striking feature of the case.
Page 61 - Eczema is an inflammatory, acute or chronic, non-contagious disease of the skin, characterized at its commencement by erythema, papules, vesicles, or pustules, or a combination of these lesions, accompanied by more or less infiltration and itching, terminating either in discharge with the formation of crusts or in desquamation.
Page 63 - the fact cannot be denied that very many infants with eczema, perhaps the majority, look to be in perfect health, ... I feel confident in affirming that exceedingly careful medical investigation will always discover something to be corrected besides the disorder of the skin; certain it is that a very rigid investigation and regulation of the diet, mode of life, etc., together with appropriate aid from medicines, accomplishes for these little ones what local treatment has failed to do.
Page 142 - The most important thing for the student to impress on his mind with regard to all cases of phthisis is, that the pectoral symptoms, of whatsoever nature they may be, are caused by scrofulous inflammation. If you trace the phenomena of external scrofulous abscesses, you will be struck with the close analogy they bear in their manner of appearance, their progress and termination, to the ulcerations of the lungs in phthisis. The same slowness, the same insidious latency, the same gradual solidification...
Page 713 - ... the outer ends, after being securely fastened with safety pins and adhesive plaster, are cut off as close to the skin as possible. A handful of loose gauze wrung out in an antiseptic solution is placed around and over them, and over this a piece of mackintosh large enough to project in every direction beyond the gauze beneath it. Over this again are placed many (twelve to fifteen) layers of dry gauze, and lastly a sheet of cotton batting to provide for equal pressure. This whole dressing is held...
Page iv - MD, Clinical Professor of Diseases of Children in the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Baltimore.
Page 277 - ... (2) Swelling of the gums, varying from definite sponginess down to a vanishing point of minute, transient ecchymosis.
Page 17 - ... erythematous rashes. These need not be further mentioned here, as their description will be given in connection with those disorders in other sections of this work. More or less temporary congestions of the skin are known to occur in consequence of the ingestion of various drugs (erythema medicamentosum), although it is true that these rashes usually represent true inflammatory processes.
Page 292 - ... young children out to nurse in high and salubrious situations. Attention may here be drawn to the fact that ordinary cases of sporadic goitre, or of exophthalmic goitre, or even the rarer instances of acute enlargement of the thyroid gland, may be followed by symptoms of myxcedema or the cretinoid state. All varieties, then, of goitre call for the most skilful treatment and demand our most careful supervision. Treatment. — When fully developed, cretinism is incurable, but is capable of amelioration...
Page 133 - Pemv., oi ; adipis, 3i. In the warm season it will be necessary to add some simple cerate to this in order that the resulting ointment may be of proper consistence for comfortable use. Styrax is also a remedy of value, without the irritating effects of sulphur, and may be used either as an ointment in the strength of one part to two or three parts of lard, or pure with two drachms of alcohol and one drachm of olive oil to the ounce. Naphthol, twenty to sixty grains to the ounce, has been highly recommended...