A System of Practical Nosology: To which is Prefixed, a Synopsis of the Systems of Sauvages, Linnĉus, Vogel, Sagar, Macbride, Cullen, Darwin, Crichton, Pinel, Parr, Swediaur and Young

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C.S. Van Winkle, 1821 - Diseases - 386 pages
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Page 241 - A vesicular disease, which, in most of its forms, passes through a regular course of increase, maturation, and decline, and terminates in about ten, twelve, or fourteen days.
Page 248 - The term was intended by Dr. Willan to comprise, together with the " noli me tangere" affecting the nose and lips, other slow tubercular affections, especially about the face, commonly ending in ragged ulcerations of the cheeks, forehead, eyelids, and lips, and sometimes occurring in other parts of the body, where they gradually destroy the skin and muscular parts to a considerable depth.
Page 240 - Vesicula ( Vesicle) : a small orbicular elevation of the cuticle, containing lymph, which is sometimes clear and colourless, but often opaque, and whitish or pearl-coloured. It is succeeded either by scurf or by a laminated scab.
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Page 248 - Greeks), is principally characterized by the appearance of shining tubercles, of different sizes, of a dusky red or livid colour, on the face, ears, and extremities ; together with a thickened and rugous state of the skin, a diminution or total loss of its sensibility, and a falling off of all the hair, except that of the scalp.
Page 243 - An eruption of small vesicles on various parts of the skin, usually set close or crowded together; with little or no inflammation around their bases, and unattended by fever.
Page 246 - ... of a week (attaining the magnitude of a large wart), and then begin to subside, becoming flattened to the level of the cuticle in about ten days ; in other instances they advance less rapidly, and the elevation which they acquire is less considerable ; in fact they are less distinctly tubercular. But in these cases they are more permanent ; and as they gradually subside to the level of the surface, they creep along in one direction, as, for example, across the face or along the limbs, checkering...
Page 311 - Observations on the Arguments of Professor Rush, in favour of the inflammatory nature of the disease produced by the bite of a mad dog, by James Mease, MD Philadelphia.

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