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A Study of Some Fatal Cases of Malaria Lewellys Franklin Barker

A Study of Some Fatal Cases of Malaria

Lewellys Franklin Barker

Published September 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781230432922
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26 pages
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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ... Case C between theMoreThis 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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ... Case C between the enormous increase in round cells in the portal spaces and the focal necroses or the capillary thrombosis. Nor was there any evidence that the round cells were being converted into fibrous tissue. Still these collections were quite like those which one sees in fresh nodules of cirrhosis of the liver. Dock has observed a similar extensive perivascular portal infiltration in a very acute case gf malaria in a young man. V. Case D.--Double tertian malarial infection, associated with general streptococcus infection- symptoms of an acute nephritis with general anasarca manifested during life. Remarks on the bacterial infections and protozoan invasions which may be concurrent with malaria. Abstract of clinical record. .(Prof. Osler.) L. W., act. 23, oysterman, married, admitted January 9th, 1892, complaining of shortness of breath with general dropsy. Family history unimportant. Patient has been previously healthy- denies syphilis- gonorrhoea nine years ago. Has never used alcohol in excess. Some three months before entrance, his work required him to stand in cold water daily for about two weeks. At the end of this time he noticed that his feet and body began to swell, that his urine was scanty and high-colored, sometimes even bloody, and that frequently he had to rise two or three times during the night to urinate. Somewhat later he observed that he was becoming short of breath, especially on exertion. Three weeks before admission he had a severe shaking chill, the first during his illness, and for the next two weeks he had chills nearly every day. During the past week, he states that he has had no chills. The dropsy has gradually increased, and the dyspnoea has become progressively more intense. Of late the urine has not...