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Title: Practical diagnosis: the use of symptoms in the diagnosis of disease
Year: 1899 (1890s)
Authors: Hare, H. A. (Hobart Amory), 1862-1931
Publisher: Philadelphia and New York, Lea brothers & co.
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– Medullary. J f Inflammation of cordSoftening Hemorrhage Tumors 1. Organic disease 2 Functional Meningitis *Meningeal hemorrhageInjuriesTumors Caries of boneTumors of bone f Hysterical. Reflex. I Malarial and angemic. t Dependent on idea. Meningeal. j Osseous. 1 Such an occurrence in adults is very rare, but it is quite common in young children, asmany as 14 per cent, of the cases of infantile cerebral palsy being paraplegias. (Sachs.) THE FEET AND LEGS. 101 Spastic Paraplegia. The paraplegia of cerebral infantileparalysis is spastic, and follows difficult labors or injuries to thechild before or after birth. Contractures nearly always ensue, andexist chiefly in the adductors of the thighs, so that the attitude isvery characteristic. (Fig. 41.) Epileptic convulsions very oftencomplicate these cases. Often these paraplegias are not manifestedfor some months, or even longer, after birth. In many cases theyare first noticed when the child attempts to walk. Fig. 41.
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Spastic diplegia, cop genital, presenting choreiform and athetoid movements. (Dercu.m.)(Philadelphia Hospital.) Cerebral spastic paraplegia in infants also sometimes comes onin cases of so-called arrested development. Such infants present noabnormality for the first few months of life, then cease to developin mental brightness, fail to recognize the nurse or mother, ceaseto play, gradually lose their vision, and develop nystagmus. Deathusually takes place in one or two years at the latest. Convulsionsdo not occur in this state, but tremors are often present in the arms.There is no history in such cases of difficult labor or prematuredelivery. Closely allied to this state is that known as amaurotic familyidiocy. In this rare condition, only seen so far in the childrenof Hebrew parents, there is in association with the symptomsjust described a pathognomonic ocular lesion, consisting in theappearance of a whitish-gray patch in the region of the maculalutea, which covers an area nearly tw
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