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illustrated.1895 Excerpt: ... well-marked knobs or projections. The
surfaces of these latter were quite smooth, and the whole organ had
a fanciful resemblance to a conglomerate stone, or an ovarian
multiple cyst. The right and left lobes were united by a very
narrow isthmus. On section, lobular cirrhosis was found, with
proliferation of bile ducts, great engorgement of hepatic
capillaries, and advanced fatty degeneration. There was no history
of alcohol, but as his mother was a very disreputable character, it
is likely that he might have been brought up on spirits, and that
supposing him to have had originally the pot-belly of rickets with
hepatic and splenic enlargement, and that cirrhosis followed on the
rickety enlargement, this sequence may have determined the planes
of contraction to take place as they had done in this case, instead
of as they do in hobnailed liver. Case 3. Another example of
cirrhotic change in young people, being kidneys removed on the
previous evening from a girl, aged 14, showing advanced cirrhosis,
weighing i4 oz. each. The girl was stated never to have been ill
until a week before admission, when I saw her as out-patient
complaining of anaemic symptoms. The day before admission she
developed urjemic dyspnoea, and on admission had scanty urine with
five per cent, urea, and died the following day. Bilharzia
Hcematobia.--Vix. Douglas Stanley read notes of a case of
bilharzia. The patient was a man, aged 26, who had lived for two
years at Port Elizabeth. A year after his arrival he was attacked
by a skin eruption, which he compared to nettle stings Shortly
after, he began to pass blood in the urine. He had always been
careful about his food and drink, but was fond of bathing. This he
did in the sea, the nearest fresh water being a half-mile off--a
small river. Th...
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