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The Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of Women (Paperback) Loot Price: R654
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The Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of Women (Paperback): Harry Sturgeon Crossen

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of Women (Paperback)

Harry Sturgeon Crossen

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ... pathologist for microscopic examination. ACUTE ENDOCERVITIS. Acute endocervicitis is acute inflammation of the lining of that portion of the uterine canal lying between the external and internal os. It is sometimes called "acute cervical endometritis" and "cervical metritis." Etiology and Pathology. Acute endocervicitis is due to infection with the gonococcus or with ordinary pus germs. In gonorrhoeal vaginitis, the inflammation frequently extends into the cervix and may remain in check there for sometime. If in a case of gonorrhoeal vaginitis applications are made within a healthy cervix, gonorrhoeal endocervicitis is likely to result. Some authorities hold that gonorrhoeal endocervicitis is usually the primary lesion and that the vagina is infected from these. This probably takes place in some cases but it is hardly to be considered the rule. Ordinary septic endocervicitis may follow labor or abortion, but then it is usually overshadowed by the more serious inflammation in the body of the uterus, i. e., the septic endometritis. The pathological changes are practically the same whether the inflammation be ordinary septic or gonorrhoeal, except that the former is usually accompanied by mechanical injuries (cervical lacerations). The changes are hyperemia and swelling of the mucosa, serous infiltration and round-cell infiltration (leucocyte and lymphocyte), with increased secretion. Symptoms and Diagnosis. The principal symptom of acute endocervicitis is increased discharge from the cervix with irritation resulting therefrom (Figs. 436, 437). The cervical secretion is tenacious and stringy and resembles the white of an egg except that it is less fluid and more jelly-like. The normal cervical secretion is alkaline....


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Harry Sturgeon Crossen
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 20mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 372
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-50441-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-50441-7
Barcode: 9781130504415

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