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acts very beneficially when applied to the surface where ther...


The medicine for this affection is _Nux vom._, to be taken at...

Haemorrhoids Piles

If the case be recent, take the B D current; if old, take A D...

Benign Growths Primary In The Tracheobronchial Tree

Extension of papillomata from the larynx into the cervical tr...

Secondary Eliminations Are Disease

However the exact form the chain from irritation or malnutrit...

The Effort Of Digestion

Digestion is a huge, unappreciated task, unappreciated becaus...

Hepatitis Inflammation Of Liver

Use the B D current, with what force the patient can bear. Pl...

Highly Inflamed Throat Croup

If the _throat_ is in a highly inflamed condition, repeated p...

Sitting (or Sitz) Bath

This bath, in whatever form administered, is essentially a sit...


The points to be gained are, to reduce the action of the amat...

Old Ulcers

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

Recent Wounds Contusions And Burns

Use the B D current, strong force as can be borne. Bring the ...

Treatment Of Cicatricial Stenosis

A careful direct endoscopic examination is essential before ...

3 Treatment Of Torpid Forms Of Scarlatina Difference In The

TREATMENT POINTED OUT. When the _reaction_ is _torpid_, the ...


If the foreign body completely obstructs a main bronchus, pr...

The Vegetable Kingdom

As to the vegetable kingdom, there is here, so far as we can ...

Cancer In Foot

We have noted one case in which "Cancerous Gangrene" in the fo...


This disease, or its approach, may be known by several signs: ...


During rheumatism the peripheral blood vessels are generally ...

Diffuse Dilatation Of The Esophagus

This is practically always due to stagnation ectasia, which i...

Varix And Angioma Of The Esophagus

Source: A Manual Of Peroral Endoscopy And Laryngeal Surgery

These lesions are sometimes the cause of esophageal hemorrhage, the
regurgitated blood being bright red, and alkaline in reaction, in
contradistinction to the acid coffee ground blood of gastric origin.
Esophageal varices may coexist with the common dilatation of the
venous system in which the veins of the rectum, scrotum, and legs are
most conspicuously affected. Cirrhosis and cancer of the liver may, by
interference with the portal circulation, produce dilatation of the
veins in the lower third of the esophagus. Angioma of the esophagus is
amenable to radium treatment.

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