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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...
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