"Pleurodynia Plaster"

1873 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
free dissection of flaps, and the removal of so much of the lip as would extirpate the notch, if possible, and make the labial edge unite in a straight line. He knew no better incision for the edges which were to be united than a straight one-the first stitch to be exactly upon the line of the labial mucous membrane of both sides, the second through the nostrils, with such subsequent and intervening ones as might be required. A necrosis was of eight years' standing, and had followed an attack
more » ... ollowed an attack of scarlet fever. It was peripheral in character and located in the tibia. The periosteum had become much thickened, and was closely adherent to the skin for an area of one inch by five, with the loose bone as a centre. An incision of five inches was made in the axis of the tibia, down to the bone, the soft tissues scraped each way from the line of incision and the loose fragments removed. The softened bone which had made the bed of the sequestrum was then chiselled and gouged off by Dr. Cabot. He next excised a tumor of the neck, of nine years' duration, and about the size of a horse-chestnut. It had followed an attack of mumps, and was located in the
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