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Hom Opathic Eye, Ear, and Throat Journal Volume 6 (Paperback) Loot Price: R555
Discovery Miles 5 550
Hom Opathic Eye, Ear, and Throat Journal Volume 6 (Paperback): American Homeopathic Ophthalmological, American Homeopathic
Hom Opathic Eye, Ear, and Throat Journal Volume 6 (Paperback): American Homeopathic Ophthalmological, American Homeopathic

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American Homeopathic Ophthalmological, American Homeopathic

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 Excerpt: ... Eye, Ear and Throat Journal Vol. VI. New York, December, 1900. No. 12. ETIOLOGY OF LYMPHOID HYPERTROPHIES. BY IRVING TOWNSEND, M. D., New York. LYMPHOID Hypertrophies has been wisely selected as the special subject of a series of papers to be read and discussed at this meeting. The importance of this subject is only beginning to be realized, as witness the "recent address of the President of the British Medical Association, in which lymphoid hypertrophies were accorded equal prominence with the greatest medical topics of the day." While it is particularly gratifying to have the privilege of introducing this subject, I feel incompetent to do it justice, or even fully outline it, within the limits of a brief theoretical essay. The special subject includes all lymphoid enlargements in the throat and naso-pharynx, which, taken together, constitute the so-called "adenoid ring of Waldeyer." While the various structures composing this "ring" are subject to the same hereditary tendencies, their different locations predispose them to varying degrees of inflammation and infection, which are so often the exciting causes of hypertrophy. Owing to the many missing links in the etiological chain, and the difficulty in selecting from the maze of theory the essential factors, I find it impracticable to attempt their classification as predisposing and exciting causes. A general consideration of the more important causes would seem to be the best method of presenting the question, and I will adopt that plan. In a preliminary review of the literature, I was impressed by the singular unanimity of opinion among writers upon this subject, as shown by their common use of the expression, "Etiology obscure." Further research convinced me that this term is still apropos and worthy o...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: American Homeopathic Ophthalmological • American Homeopathic
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 182
ISBN-13: 978-1-153-85256-2
Barcode: 9781153852562
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-153-85256-X

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