spleen, and, to some extent also, the left lobe of the liver.
Pathogeny and Causes. — It is most commonly met with in children be-
weep like children, others laugh immoderately, and all are easily
hardly be fixed upon ; and if the head, thorax, abdomen, or limbs
the seat of further tuberculous growth. Cicatrices of healed tu-
will not check the digestion of other food. If loss of appetite and
and not constant. This is a rare form of pulmonary tuberculosis, and
become more or less displaced ; but in this disease anchylosis, rather than
the symptoms being for awhile those of an ordinary catarrhous affection,
is therefore to be considered as of secondary formation ; and in the
falls suddenly, the arteries are insufficiently filled, and the pulse is
[There are great difficulties in the way of determining the actual av-
owing to the differences in the seat of lesion, what may seem to be
vanced by Adams and older writers, has never met with any proof,
and microscope failing to detect any lesion of the spinal marrow or brain.
the propriety of administering opiates at the onset of the disease ;
are also causes, especially in women at the period of menstruation.
Weight of the Lungs and Heart, as to Age and Height.
arguments atlvanced have been largely of an academic nature. In
The water is lessened ; the total solids augmented (chiefly by in-
or the Solid Viscera of the Abdomen, as to Age and Height (Boyd)
issue (see discussion on Fibroid Phthisis in the Clinical Society of Lon-
acted upon by a greater number of exciting causes, such as disap-
In general paralysis atrophy of the discs is almost constant ; but it is
out of the way, and does not interfere with the breathing ; but this will
to thirty grains in each dose, — four, six, or even eight doses being