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Image from page 274 of “Diseases of children” (1916)

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Identifier: diseasesofchildr00grah
Title: Diseases of children
Year: 1916 (1910s)
Authors: Graham, Edwin Eldon, b. 1864
Subjects: Children Disease
Publisher: Philadelphia and New York, Lea & Febiger
Contributing Library: Columbia University Libraries
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suppiu-ative process due to Potts disease. It is mostfrequently seen in association with tuberculosis, but may followmeasles, scarlet fever, or diphtheria. Symptoms.—Among these are an irritating spasmodic cough and adecided change in the voice. The breathing is stertorous. Dyspneaoccurs spasmodically, and is most marked on inspiration. The neckis swollen externally, and all the cervical glands are greatly enlarged.The temperature often runs up to 102.5° F. or above, and the pulseand respiration are accelerated. Prognosis.—In retroesophageal abscess the prognosis is unfavorable.INIost cases die from pressure on the pneumogastric nerve or ruptureof the abscess into adjacent structures. iVn instance is reported ofrecovery after rupture of such an abscess into the esophagus. Treatment.—The treatment is surgical; the abscess should be openedand drained. If the child is tuberculous, it should be removed fromany crowded surroundings and sent to the seashore. The diet should PLATE II

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stricture of the Esophagus in a Child Aged Two and a HalfYears, due to Swalloving Lye. R., right side; L., left side. 1, dilated portion of esophagus aboveeonstrieted portion; 2, niarked irregularity in lumen of esophagus;8, narrowed portion of lumen; 4, the stomach. VOMITING 263 be so adjusted as to consist of most nourishing food, and a tonic, such as cod-Hver oil or the syrup of the iodide of iron, may be givenif the stomach is not upset by this medicine. DISEASES OF THE STOMACH AND INTESTINES. VOMITING. Vomiting, although merely a symptom, occurs so frequently ininfancy and childhood, and arises from such a variety of causes, thatspecial discussion of this subject is warranted. In Early Infancy.—The newborn infant may vomit immediatelyafter each nursing, even though perfectly healthy. This is usuallycaused by the infant swallowing the breast milk too quickly or byoverfeeding, and is a conservative measure on the part of the stomachto prevent overtaxation of the digestive organs

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