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Report of the St. Elizabeth's Hospital to the Secretary of the Interior (Paperback) Loot Price: R813
Discovery Miles 8 130
Report of the St. Elizabeth's Hospital to the Secretary of the Interior (Paperback): Saint Elizabeths Hospital

Report of the St. Elizabeth's Hospital to the Secretary of the Interior (Paperback)

Saint Elizabeths Hospital

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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. 1893 Excerpt: ...organs showed no important changes. Case ion. D.S. F.; aged 70; late soldier; nativity, United States. Mental disease, chronic mania;-duration, twenty-nine and one-half years. Skull rather dense; diploe scanty; sutures indistinct. Dura mater abnormally adherent to the bone and a little thickened; over both sides of the falx was a distinct neo-membrane, slightly pigmented and stained with small hemorrhages. Brain: Weight, 504-ounces. Pia mater (edematous; arteries at the base showed patches of opacity and thickening of their walls; convolutions shrunken over the whole brain. The t issue was o'deinatous and soft; perivascular spaces enlarged; ventricles dilated. Lungs firmly adherent to chest walls; pleura over left lower lobe converted into a thick calcareous plate. Limited tubercular deposits at apices and scattered nodules throughout the lungs. Pericardial cavity obliterated by old adhesions; the left valves and the tricuspid showed slight thickening. Kidneys were cont racted and cystic. Bladder hypertrophied and sacculated; a small rough calculus was found, and a small papilloma at the entrance to the urethra which partially obstructed the orifice. The liver tissue presented appearances of passive congestion; gall-bladder contained two rough calculi. CASE 1016. J. R.; aged 39; occupation, unknown; nativity, United States. Mental disease, chronic mania; duration, over twelve years. Skull showed some obliteration of sutures. Dura mater showed a thin, pigmented false membrane over the lower portion of both sides of convexity. Brain: Weight, 53J ounces. Pia (edematous; veins moderately full of blood; convolutions very slightly shrunken over the convexity. Ventricles normal; brain tissue soft and dematous. Lungs emphysematous at anterior margins; ri...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Saint Elizabeths Hospital
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 280
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-42304-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-42304-2
Barcode: 9781130423044

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