Traumatic Injuries Of The Brain And Its Membranes; With A Special Study Of Pistol-shot Wounds Of…

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byCharles Phelps

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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.1897 Excerpt: ... THE CONDENSED HISTORIES OF THREE HUNDRED INTRACRANIAL TRAUMATISMS SELECTED FROM A SERIES OF FIVE HUNDRED ORIGINAL CASES I. CASES VERIFIED BY NECROPSY. Fractures Of The Cranial Base. Case I. Symptoms.--Wound in left posterior parietal region; hemorrhage from left ear; wild delirium; high temperature; coma. Death in forty-eight hours. Lesions.--Fracture of left temporal bone, with separation of its constituent parts--squamous, petrous, and mastoid. Laceration of both parietal and right temporal lobes. Case II. Symptoms.--Delirium, which was considered alcoholic; walking case; treatment refused; suicide by drowning on the following day. Lesions.--Fracture extending from left parietal eminence to foramen magnum. General cerebral and meningeal contusion, and cortical laceration of right temporal lobe. Case III. Symptoms.--Wound in right superior posterior parietal region; hemorrhage from right ear and later from right nostril. Coma; stertor; general muscular rigidity; dilatation of left pupil; left hemiplegia after twelve hours, and recurrence of hemorrhage from the ear, with disappearance of stertor and muscular rigidity; urine not controlled; consciousness not regained. Death in six days. Lesions.--Fracture extending from point of injury through right petrous portion and middle fossa. Laceration of inferior and external surfaces of left frontal and right temporal lobes; corresponding cortical hemorrhages, thinning toward base and vertex; excessive general hyper Case IV. Symptoms.--Compound depressed fracture, external to right parietal eminence; found on trephination to be confined to external table, with fissures extending into middle fossa. Semi-consciousness, mild delirium, imperfect articulation, with slow and irregular respiration, which continued for thr...

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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.1897 Excerpt: ... THE CONDENSED HISTORIES OF THREE HUNDRED INTRACRANIAL TRAUMATISMS SELECTED FROM A SERIES OF FIVE HUNDRED ORIGINAL CASES I. CASES...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:156 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.33 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217646948

ISBN - 13:9780217646949

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