Skin Diseases; Including Their Definition, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Prognosis, Morbid Anatomy, And…

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bySir Malcolm Morris

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1880. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. Class I.--Exudationes--continued. Equinia--Pustula Maligna--Verruca Necrogenica--Framboesia-- Erysipelas--Septieoemic Rashes--Surgical Rash. Equinia--Glanders--Farcy. Definition.--An acute infectious^lisease of the horse, ass, or mule, communicable to man by inoculation of a wound or abraded surface, and it is said by the prolonged contact of infected matter with the unbroken skin or mucous membranes, or by inhalation of air impregnated with the poisonous particles. It produces severe constitutional symptoms, and usually a pustular rash. Symptoms.--The disease as it occurs in animals need not be discussed, except to remark that there is no essential difference between glanders and farcy. They are both caused by the same virus, both equally contagious, and differ only in certain clinical and anatomical details. The "farcy buds" are merely one of the manifestations of "glanders," as a gumma or tubercular syphilide is of syphilis. According to the course and duration of the disease, an acute, subacute, and chronic form of glanders may be described. In acute glanders, after an incubation period of three to five days, or even of two or three weeks, malaise, loss of appetite, and obscure pains in the joints and muscles of the extremities are experienced. At the same time the skin round the wound or excoriation which has been inoculated becomes red, painful, and slimy; the lymphatics and glands become enlarged, red, and painful, and there is often an erysipelatous redness or cellulitis extending for a considerable distance round. The ulcer enlarges, its base and sides become corroded and grayish-white, with a foul discharge; there is great prostration, with severe pain in the joints and muscles, and high fever is often present. Rigors are rare unless the disease is complicated...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1880. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. Class I.--Exudationes--continued. Equinia--Pustula Maligna--Verruca Necrogenica--Framboesia-- Erysipelas--Septieoemic Rashes--Surgical Rash. ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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