Outline of Remarks by A. Flint, M.D., of Buffalo, N. Y

1841 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
num and floating ribs were in consequence thrown forward.-An incision was made from the upper part of the sternum to the pubis. On passing over the tumor, the integuments suddenly gave way, and the tumor was in part brought to view. A cross incision was then made, and the tumor presented more fully. On opening into the chest, the lungs were found in a healthy state-no adhesions or tubercles were noticed. The heart natural, although rather smaller than common.-The lungs and heart, in consequence
more » ... art, in consequence of the enlarged size of the liver, were pressed up, the heart lying with its apex thrown on one side. The liver occupied all the superior part of the abdomen, and was very firmly adhered to the diaphragm, extending downwards, and pressing the other viscera of this cavity, low down. The stomach was empty, and lay rather posterior to the liver. The spleen natural. The different lobes of the liver were all
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