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Old Ulcers

Take the A D current. If torpid, treat with mild force. Treat...

Throat Sore (clergyman's)

Those who are in the habit of using their voice much should be...

Complete Recovery Of The Seriously Ill

Its a virtual certainty that to fully recover, a seriously il...

Punctures Case Xii

A servant maid was bitten by a dog in four places--severely o...


See Digestion; Nourishment. ...

Fatty Heart

The cause of deposits of fat around the heart or in between i...

Turnip Poultice

Part of a raw turnip is grated down to a pulp. As much of this...

Cold Affusions And Rubbing

After the pack, the patient is placed in an empty bathing or ...

Anesthesia For Peroral Endoscopy

A dyspneic patient should never be given a general anesthetic...


The symptoms are increased tension, which means, sooner or la...

Spine Weakness Of The

See Children's Healthy Growth. ...

Cholera Morbus

This disease generally comes on at night, in hot weather, and...

Hair Coming Off

There are many forms of this disfiguring trouble, both in the ...


In cases not demonstrably tuberculous, hemoptysis may requir...

Breath And Nerve

Difficult breathing, especially in ascending a hill, is often ...


Sources of Starch. The starches are valuable and wholesome fo...

Towards The End Of The Period Of Efflorescence When The Rash

declines, fades, disappears, and the skin begins to peal off, a...

Remedial Virtues Ascribed To Relics

A relic has been defined as an object held in reverence or ...


This very common trouble is caused by one or more of the veins ...

The Fulcrum Of The Bronchoscopic Lever Is At The Upper Thoracic Aperture

Disregard of this rule will cause subglottic edema and will ...

Ulceration Of The Esophagus

Source: A Manual Of Peroral Endoscopy And Laryngeal Surgery

Superficial erosions of the esophagus are by no means an uncommon
accompaniment of the stagnation of food and secretions. From the
irritation they produce, spastic stenosis may occur, thus constituting
a vicious circle; the spasm of the esophagus increases the stagnation
which in turn results in further inflammation and ultimate ulceration.
Healing of such ulcers may result in cicatricial contraction and
organic stenosis. Ulceration may follow trauma by instrument, foreign
body, or corrosive.

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