Lectures On Aural Catarrh; Or, The Commonest Forms Of Deafness And Their Cure

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byPeter Allen

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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.1872 Excerpt: ... 173 LECTURE XI. CHRONIC AURAL CATARRH.--(Continued). Gentlemen,--The appearances of the throat, in both acute and chronic aural catarrh, have been rather fully described when speaking of those parts of the middle ear most immediately connected with the naso-pharyngeal mucous membrane; (see pages 113-115, the Eustachian tubes), so that it is unnecessary to dwell longer upon them in this lecture. The more closely we study the throat symptoms m all aural diseases, the more frequently shall we find facts demonstrating that pharyngeal affections, of whatever nature or origin, are most intimately associated with catarrhal inflammations of the ear. Accumulations of phlegm, or the opposite condition of unusual dryness of the throat and nose, the altered character of expectoration, the odour of the breath, a certain difficulty of swallowing, the tickling cough, the open mouth through which the patient habitually breathes, snoring, thickened speech, &c, &c, are all local symptoms which more or less declare themselves in a deafness which has been primarily caused by a throat affection, and then has continued. These are such common accompaniments of chronic aural catarrh, that it would be a waste of time to describe them more in detail. Though patients may oftentimes forget to specify that they have experienced any or all of them at some period during the course of their malady, yet upon being closely questioned, they will generally be able to refer the accession of their deafness to some such evidences of throat ailment Recollect that the soft palate, fauces, nose, Eustachian tube, pharynx, cavity of the drum, and salivary glands, are very fully supplied with nerves, both motor and sensory, of varied origin and distribution; and that, therefore, when these parts are m...

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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.1872 Excerpt: ... 173 LECTURE XI. CHRONIC AURAL CATARRH.--(Continued). Gentlemen,--The appearances of the throat, in both acute and chronic aural ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217499619

ISBN - 13:9780217499613

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