On Diseases Of The Throat; Their New Treatment By The Aid Of The Laryngoscope. Their New Treatment By The Aid Of The Laryngoscope by Thomas DixonOn Diseases Of The Throat; Their New Treatment By The Aid Of The Laryngoscope. Their New Treatment By The Aid Of The Laryngoscope by Thomas Dixon

On Diseases Of The Throat; Their New Treatment By The Aid Of The Laryngoscope. Their New Treatment…

byThomas Dixon

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1865. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III. I. FOLLICULAR DISEASE OF THE THROAT (clergyman's SORE THROAT.) The special investigation which has of late years been devoted to this subject, has resulted in the recognition of the true nature of this throat disease; and a very large and important class of the chronic affections of the throat, which in former years were always found very troublesome, and often considered intractable, are now brought under successful treatment. Beneath the mucous membrane of the throat, larynx, and windpipe, are situated numerous follicles and glands, which under certain conditions and in certain people, are liable to chronic inflammation with its results, and these, if not arrested, will lead to a long train of consequences ordinarily understood by the term, " clergyman's sore-throat." These results are, congestion of the mucous membrane, arrest of or. entire change of the secretion, enlargement, and induration of the glands themselves, thickening and change of structure of the mucous membrane, ulceration of the follicles and glands, with destruction of the adjacent tissue. The first of these results is an enlarged and sometimes indurated state of the follicles, and although this condition may in the beginning be confined to the throat, it will, ere long, extend to the glands of the air-passages as well. This will be accompanied by uneasiness in the throat with constant inclination to swallow, huskiness of voice, dryness of the mucous membrane of the throat resulting from checked secretion, and inability to sing or talk much without a roughness of the voice ensuingr. On a careful inspection, the glands at the back of the throat will be seen enlarged, red, and projecting; and if the disease has existed some time the Laryngoscope will show a congested state of the li...
Title:On Diseases Of The Throat; Their New Treatment By The Aid Of The Laryngoscope. Their New Treatment…Format:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217264662

ISBN - 13:9780217264662

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