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Lectures on Syphilis (Paperback) Loot Price: R284 Discovery Miles 2 840
Lectures on Syphilis (Paperback): George Frank Lydston
Lectures on Syphilis (Paperback): George Frank Lydston

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George Frank Lydston

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: Lecture III. Modes of conveying syphilis.?Constitutional syphilis always preceded by chancre, save when foetus is infected by the mother, or vice versa. ?Explanation of the occasional apparent escape of mother, when child is born syphilitic.?Escape of foetus when the mother is infected after the seventh month of pregnancy ?Impossibility of inoculation with syphilis when the epithelium is intact.?Mediate and immediate methods of transmission.?Danger of infection by kissing.?Danger of infection of nurses by syphilitic children, and vice versa.?Colles' law.?Example of infection of a number of persons by an hereditarily syphilitic child.?Transmission of syphilis by a healthy woman.? Illustrations of mediate transmission.?Number, location and duration of chancre.? Varieties of chancre.?Urethral chancre.?Complications of chancre.?"Mixed sores."?Transformation of chancre.? Treatment of chancre.?Syphilitic bubo. Gentlemen:?At the conclusion of my last lecture, I had finished the consideration of the various secretions capable of transmitting syphilis, and this morning we will devote a few moments to the discussion of the various modes of transmission of the disease. As we have seen, the presence of the syphilitic cell is all that is necessary to render any secretion, whether physiological or pathological, extremely contagious, arid in the absence of this cell no contagion can occur. Inasmuch as every morbid secretion due to syphilitic lesions, contains the syphilitic cell; and the lesions of syphilis are many and various, occurring in any situation, we can readily appreciate the fact that the opportunities for transmitting the disease, and the methods of its contraction are very numerous. The contagiousness of the blood of syphilitic subjects during the active period of the disease,...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: George Frank Lydston
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 38
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-49947-7
Barcode: 9780217499477
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-49947-3

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