destroys the red blood-corpuscles, and adds to the anaemia. About

cells, occurring more or less apart, are placed above each other

of the lung, frequently going on to gangrene, were often the imme-

suppuration ; and should the pus be in such quantity as to accumu-

affect the whole heart or one side of the heart, or one ventricle, or

On the other hand, the influence of climate shows that phthisis

almost pathognomonic. In the cases described by Frerichs the

of the present day, as now described, this infiltration of scrofulous

months or more from the date of wounding. In some, the part continues

well as limited opacities of the membrane. In every case, however,

extreme heat, the appearances after death were those usually found

nephritis, and often complicates it. Such cases are generally sup-

sides {Med. Times and Gazette, August 2, 1862) ; and Mr. Henry

The normal urinary constituents have probably a fixed physio-

f Oxalate of urea (after Beale). " Urinary Deposits," No. II, Plate IV.

^Vhile, therefore, it is imperative on the student and practitioner

ditions already described, and the phenomena of the disease in its

The pus of a pulmonary vomica differs from that of a psoas abscess,

claims, we suggest that, in intratracheal insufflation of ether, we

attended with a gradual deposition of albuminous matter in the interstices of the

Disease of the Heart: how far a Disqualification for Military Service], . 649

tutes of Medicine in Glasgow ( Trans. Phil. Society of Glasgow, vol. ii).

swelling will force it into position and strengthen the ligaments

feeling in the lower limbs, hips, loins, and trunk, according as the

cupping over various parts of the spine may also be of service, and

rise to uraemia. It is better to resort to any other suitable means to bring on sleep,

twenty-four hours (Parkes, Beale). The observation is one of