Proceedings Of Meetings Of The New York Pathological Society (Volume 20)
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. 1901. Excerpt: ... in the mouth. The patient had been between forty-five and fifty years of age. Thinking it to be simply a polyp an operation had been undertaken, but it had been found that the antrum was fi...
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led with grumous material. The tumor had been about the size of a black walnut, perfectly round, and having a rather large pedicle. It had evidently filled the whole antrum. Thick sections had been made through the whole polyp from one side to the other, and deep down on the stroma it had presented a perfect picture of epithelioma. Dr. Prudden had confirmed this diagnosis of epithelioma. The case had been followed for over a year, and there had been no recurrence. This, and one other case in literature, were the only ones he knew of in which it had been definitely stated that the growth had originated in the antrum of Highmore. It was quite possible that more cases were on record, as most of them came under the observation and care of the general surgeons. A CASE OF CONGENITAL ATRESIA OF THE DUODENUM. Dr. J. S. Thacher showed a specimen in which the small intestine appeared to be the continuation of the common bile duct. It had been taken from a child who died at the age of six days, having been operated upon two days before for an imperforate anus. The child had vomited all food. No communication could be found between the duodenum and the stomach. EXTREME STRICTURE OF THE URETHRA WITH SECONDARY CYSTITIS AND HYDRONEPHROSIS. Dr. Thacher also exhibited specimens from a case in which the immediate cause of death had been suicide from carbolic acid poisoning. The autopsy had, however, revealed extensive disease of the genito-urinary tract, and particularly a very narrow stricture of the urethra. An opening about the size of the shaft of a pin had been found after some sea...