Clothes should be Loose and Comfortable. Man is the only anim...
To wisely alter and arrange the treatment in any case is of th...
Suggestions For The Control Of Athletics
1. Gymnasiums and athletic grounds in connection with all col...
Knee Swelling Of Or Pain In
For ordinary slight injuries, complete rest, and rubbing with ...
Alice was a middle-aged woman who couldn't understand why she...
The Period Of Convalescence
under the usual drug-treatment, is, however, usually protract...
It is well to remember that over-feeding is a relative term. T...
To Prevent Typhoid Fever
When exposed, as in nursing the sick, take _Baptisia_ 2d, and...
Fever At Night
Frequently, in illness, a fever sets in as night approaches, a...
Physics Of Mitral Stenosis
Mitral stenosis, though less common than mitral regurgitation...
Cold baths, while greatly to be recommended to those who are s...
If one put into his mouth nothing but food, foreign body acc...
Punctures Case Viii
This case illustrates the mode of treatment by the lunar caus...
The following are the antidotes and remedies for some of the m...
The following treatment will be found effective to heal less s...
Chronic Back Pain
Barry was a carpenter who couldn't afford to lose work becaus...
Electrical Classification Of Diseases
There are two, and only two, primary classes of disease--thos...
Prejudice Of Physicians Against The Water-cure
The greatest, and the most serious, difficulty lies in the pr...
Stage I Entering The Right Pyriform Sinus
The operator standing (as in Fig. 66), inserts the esophagos...
Scarlet-fever Or Scarlatina
is an eruptive fever, produced by a peculiar contagious poiso...
Compression Stenosis Of The Trachea
Category: CHRONIC STENOSIS OF THE LARYNX AND TRACHEA
Source: A Manual Of Peroral Endoscopy And Laryngeal Surgery
Decannulation in these cases
can only follow the removal of the compressive mass, which may be
thymic, neoplastic, hypertrophic or inflammatory. Glandular disease
may be of the Hodgkins' type. Thymic compression yields readily to
radium and the roentgenray, and the tuberculous and leukemic
adenitides are sometimes favorably influenced by the same agents.
Surgery will relieve the compression of struma and benign neoplasms,
and may be indicated in certain neoplasms of malignant origin. The
possible coexistence of laryngeal paralysis with tracheal compression
is frequently overlooked by the surgeon. Monolateral or bilateral
paralysis of the larynx is by no means an uncommon postoperative
sequel to thyroidectomy, even though the recurrent nerves have been in
no way injured at operation. Probably a localized neuritis, a
cicatricial traction, or inclusion of a nerve trunk accounts for most
of these cases.
Hyperplastic and cicatricial chronic stenoses preventing
decannulation may be classified etiologically as follows:
4. Acute infectious diseases
(b) Typhoid fever
(c) Scarlet fever
(d) Suicidal and homicidal
(e) Accidental (by foreign bodies, external violence, bullets,
Most of the organic stenoses, other than the paralytic and neoplastic
forms, are the result of inflammation, often with ulceration and
secondary changes in the cartilages or the soft tissues.