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The etiology and treatment of phthisis

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[s.n.] , [Edinburgh?]
Other titlesScottish medical and surgical journal. 1898.
Statementby Alexander James
ContributionsUniversity of Glasgow. Library
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) ;
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The patient should be made to use regularly the milk, butter, urine, blood, meat and the (expressed liquid of the) dung of a goat as his bath or in any other way possible (e.g., in drinking) and to live in a goat-shed (in the company of goats) whereby he would be cured of his Phthisis in a month.

Symptoms And Medical Treatment Of Phthisis (Sosha-Pratishedha) Nomenclature Wasting or a general emaciation of the frame marks the sequel of and comes in. Other causes of Sosha and their Symptoms. Sexual excess, grief, old age, over-fatiguing physical exercise, toils of journey, fasting, ulcers and ulceration of the Urah (lungs) are included by certain authorities within the exciting factors of this disease, Sosha.

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The treatment showed this assumption to be incorrect. Class patients in whom an efficient pneumo- thorax was induced and maintained. The majority of these improved, the improvement being permanent in The causes of failure in the remaining 13 patients were as by: 2.

Galen, c. CE, listed the signs and symptoms of pulmonary phthisis to include chest pain, cough, sputum, fever and wasting. His suggested treatments included rest, increased milk consumption, astringents, and the application of chest plasters.

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Phthisis bulbi describes the shrunken appearance of an eye that has wasted as a result of ocular disease or injury.

A wasted eye typically does not function. The phthisis is due to ulceration of the lung: a devouring acrid humour is its cause, a greedy ill devours the tender flesh.

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He is prone to phthisis who is gripped by slow fever, whose kin are phthisical, is narrow-chested, coughs often but brings up little, has foul pus hidden in his : François Du Port.

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Tuberculosis Other names Phthisis, phthisis pulmonalis, consumption Chest X-ray of a person with advanced tuberculosis: Infection in both lungs is marked by white arrow-heads, and the formation of a cavity is marked by black arrows. Specialty Infectious disease, pulmonology Symptoms Chronic cough, fever, cough with bloody mucus, weight loss Causes Mycobacterium tuberculosis Risk factors Causes: Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Phthisis bulbi implies, in clinical terminology, a shrunken globe, usually from ceased aqueous humor formation (phthisis meaning "wasting away").

The intraocular pressure approaches 0 mm Hg. As a consequence, the cornea becomes distorted and can develop edema and scarring, and the lens develops by: 9. Treatment is often available. Causes in men. The following are common causes of infertility in men.

Semen and sperm. Share on Pinterest Sometimes the Missing: phthisis. Phthisis bulbi represents an ocular end-stage disease that results from wound healing secondary to various causes such as severe trauma, inflammation, necrotizing tumors, and/or vascular diseases.

It results in vision loss and continues to be an important cause of blindness. Phthisis: A good trivia or crossword item. An over-consonanted Greek word meaning "a dwindling or wasting away." Pronounced TIE-sis. Phthisis is an archaic name for tuberculosis. A person afflicted with tuberculosis in the old days was destined to dwindle and waste away like Mimi, the heroine of Puccini's opera "La Boheme.".

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Phthisis bulbi, also known as end-stage eye, is an atrophic scarred and disorganized globe that may result from a variety of severe ocular insults.

Epidemiology In general, phthisis bulbi involves elderly patients, usually years of age 7. treatment of phthisis. Previous Article CHIAN TURPENTINE AND THE MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL.

Next Article ALL SAINTS CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL AND THE HOSPITAL SUNDAY : M.D. DuncanJ. Mackenzie. A practical treatise on phthisis pulmonalis: embracing its pathology, causes, symptoms and treatment.

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Be the first. Similar Items. Tuberculosis (TB) is a multisystemic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (or TB, TB germs), a rod-shaped bacterium. TB (TB may stand for the disease or the bacteria that cause the disease) is the most common cause of infectious disease-related mortality worldwide (about 10 million people worldwide were sick with TB inand about million people died from TB.

Consumption, phthisis and the White Plague are all terms used to refer to tuberculosis throughout is generally accepted that Mycobacterium tuberculosis originated from other, more primitive organisms of the same genusresults of a new DNA study of a tuberculosis genome reconstructed from remains in southern Peru suggest that human tuberculosis is less than.

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(Leonidas Merion), THE TREATMENT OF PHTHISIS. 7 appreciate it.” The effect of the open-air treatment is striking; there is a gradual reduction offever, a gain in appetite and weight, sleep is improved, and night sweats diminished; cough, which maybe temporarily increased, is inthe endlessened, and thereis a senseofcomparative well being, and improvement of spirits.

Iam well aware that in private practice it is. treatment, and some chronic cases keep moderately well even till past middle age or approaching old age; instances of success in his book, but some of the cases did not appear to me be typical ones of true acute tuberculosis, disposing causes of phthisis are as follow: viz., 1st, and chiefly, heredity.

phthisis: [ thi´sis; ti´sis ] wasting of the body. phthisis bul´bi shrinkage of the eyeball. grinder's phthisis a combination of tuberculosis and pneumoconiosis occurring in grinders in the cutlery trade.

miner's phthisis pneumoconiosis of coal workers. A-Z guide to causes, symptoms & treatments of genetic, infectious and communicable diseases including skin, eye and heart disease, diabetes & : Live Science Staff.

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It also will lower its chance of coming back.Filed under: Tuberculosis -- Etiology -- Early works to An Inquiry into The History, Nature, Causes, and Different Modes of Treatment, Hitherto Pursued in the Cure of Scrofula, Pulmonary Consumption, and Cancer (second edition; London: Printed for J.

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