|Histories.ca - Download the EBook History of Egypt|| Informational|
Medical ArticlesThe Temperature Of The Room However Should Be A Few Degrees
higher than in scarlatina, as none of these other eruptive dise...
Treatment Of Scarlatina Simplex Or Simple Scarlet-fever
_Scarlatina simplex_, or _simple scarlet-fever_ (9), without ...
The following treatment will be found effective to heal less s...
Stokes Adams Disease Heart Block
Stokes-Adams disease, or the Stokes-Adams syndrome, is a name...
Ulceration Of The Esophagus
Superficial erosions of the esophagus are by no means an unco...
Eyes Paralysis Of
The partial paralysis of the muscles of one eye produces doubl...
Lungs Congestion Of The
Treatment as below. Read preceding and succeeding articles. ...
The Relation Of The Principal Bloodvessels Of The Thorax And Abdomen To The Osseous Skeleton Etc
The arterial system of vessels assumes, in all cases, somewha...
As the patient should have a constant supply of pure air for ...
The Various Forms And Positions Of Strictures And Other Obstructions Of The Urethra False Passages Enlargements And Deformities Of The Prostate
Impediments to the passage of the urine through the urethra m...
The Distinctive Diagnosis Between External And Internal Inguinal Herniae The Taxis The Seat Of Stricture And The Operation
A comparison of the relative position of these two varieties ...
After a fall from a height, where there is no apparent outward...
Use the A D current always in rheumatic affections. If there ...
Telephones And Telephoning
MOST men--and women--use more nervous force in speaki...
The application of the lunar caustic in recent burns or scald...
The Stages Of Fasting
The best way to understand what happens when we fast is to br...
The surface of the body should be kept clean, as far as possi...
Eyes Cataract On
This disease has been arrested, and in earlier stages even cur...
Quiet Vs Chronic Excitement
SOME women live in a chronic state of excitement all ...
This is applied as follows. Over a large armchair spread a fol...
Category: MALIGNANT DISEASE OF THE ESOPHAGUS
Source: A Manual Of Peroral Endoscopy And Laryngeal Surgery
Malignant disease of the esophagus is rarely seen early,
because of the absence, or mildness, of the symptoms. Dysphagia, the
one common symptom of all esophageal disease, is often ignored by the
patient until it becomes so marked as to prevent the taking of solid
food; therefore, the onset may have the similitude of abruptness. Any
well masticated solid food can be swallowed through a lumen 5
millimeters in diameter. The inability to maintain the nutrition is
evidenced by loss of weight and the rapid development of cachexia.
When the stenosis becomes so severe that the fluid intake is limited,
rapid decline occurs from water starvation. Pain is usually a late
symptom of the disease. It may be of an aching character and referred
to the vertebral region or to the neck; or it may only accompany the
act of swallowing. Blood-streaked, regurgitated material, and the
presence of odor, are late manifestations of ulceration and secondary
infection. In some cases, constant oozing of blood from the ulcerated
area adds greatly to the cachexia. If the recurrent laryngeal nerves
are involved, unilateral or bilateral paralysis of the larynx may
complicate the symptoms by cough, dyspnea, aphonia, and possibly
Previous: Malignant Disease Of The Esophagus