RUPTURE OF THE PERINqUM THROUGH THE SPHINCTER MUSCLE; PLASTIC OPERATION IN JULY RENDERED UNSUCCESSFUL FROM AN ATTACK OF SCARLET FEVER; OPERATION REPEATED IN OCTOBER; CURE

1856 The Lancet  
567 but the mucous membrane is sensible. Urine passes involuntarily.-Half-past twelve, P.M.: Slightly improved. Pulse 150, irregular. Has taken some beef-tea.-Four P.M.: Twitchings of both sides of the face, most. on the right side. Has not spoken nor made any noise for the last three hours. Respirations 50 a minute. -Half-past six : Pulse imperceptible. Occasional starting of the right arm.-Died at twenty minutes to seven, P.M. Post-mortem examination, twenty-three hours after death.-July
more » ... er death.-July 16th.—The interior of the cranium swelled with pus
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