Rheumatism, rheumatoid arthritis and subcutaneous nodules by Charles Oliver HawthorneRheumatism, rheumatoid arthritis and subcutaneous nodules by Charles Oliver Hawthorne

Rheumatism, rheumatoid arthritis and subcutaneous nodules

byCharles Oliver Hawthorne

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ... PAGE Rheumatoid Arthritis with Subcutaneous Tumour in Metacarpo-Phalangeal Region......... 32 Rheumatoid Arthritis with large Subcutaneous Tumour over each Olecranon............ 33 Section of Subcutaneous Tumour from Rheumatoid Arthritis... 34 Rheumatoid Arthritis with Subcutaneous Tumour over each Olecranon............... 36 Deformity of Hands with Tumour in Region of Right Olecranon.................. 38 Hands deformed by Gout with Tumours near Elbow Joints.................. 40 Rheumatoid Arthritis with Atrophy of Muscles of Hand.................. 46 Rheumatoid Arthritis with Atrophy of Muscles of Hand and Forearm............. 48 RHEUMATISM RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS AND SUBCUTANEOUS NODULES. A CLINICAL STUDY. THE area or province commanded by the term Rheumatism has varied widely in its scope and contents in different periods of medical history. For the most part, the movements of opinion have been in the direction of restricting the application of the term within narrower and narrower limits, though in comparatively recent times a number of phenomena previously unsuspected of any association with it, have been, with more or less general assent, included within the contents of its claim. It is only since the seventeenth century that the significance of the word has in any degree corresponded to its modern definition. Previous to that date the disease now known as articular rheumatism was placed, together with gout, and indeed with all other affections of the joints, under the term "arthritis," any distinction which was recognised being one merely of locality and degree.1 In so far as the actual word Rheumatism was used by ancient writers, it appears to have been applied to conditions attended with a "rheum" or mucous discharge, such as would...
Title:Rheumatism, rheumatoid arthritis and subcutaneous nodulesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:18 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:July 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217789129

ISBN - 13:9780217789127