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Page 71 - The lesions in primary tuberculosis of the adenoid are generally close to the epithelial surface and focal in character. Occasionally they may be found in the deeper parts of the pharyngeal lymphoid tissue. 5. The pharyngeal tonsil may be a portal of entry for the tubercle bacillus and other micro-organisms in localized or general infections.
Page 334 - First Principles of Otology. A Textbook for Medical Students. By ALBERT H. BUCK, MD...
Page 213 - Transactions," in which he presents the following deductions: 1. Chronic otorrhea, in a large percentage of cases, is amenable to suitable medical treatment. 2. In addition to proper attention of a general character and to the naso-pharynx, peroxide of hydrogen, with or without formalin solution, gives the best results, all minor operative procedures of course first being attended to when necessary. 3. The results of such treatment are, in a good number of cases, permanent. 4. The risk of an uncured...
Page 175 - ... bones is the small triangular space just behind the spine of Henle. 2. That this point of attack not only furnishes a guide to the site of the antrum, but also gives fairly accurate data as to the depth beyond which it is not safe to proceed. 3. That the depth of the antrum is always less than the length of the postero-superior wall of the meatus; that in the great majority of bones it is not over 12 mm, is often very much less, and is never greater than 15 mm, or £ inch ; and therefore —...
Page 277 - I do not think a better illustration could be given of the imperfection of our methods than the fact that it is not generally known that the field of hearing of a normal ear has its limits in lateral directions, and that points of greater and less acuteness exist in it. If a person be seated with his ear horizontally directed toward a watch or other source of sound, and at such a distance from it that he can just distinctly perceive it, it will be found that as he inclines his head in various directions,...