LOCAL TREATMENT OF PSORIASIS.Read in the Section on Dermatology at the Forty-fourth Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association

R. C. LONGFELLOW
1894 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
that there was a loss of substance of the radius and an interposition of muscle between the fragments. My own two cases were fractures of the upper third of the humérus. In the first, a young lady of 25, the constriction was applied four weeks after the injury. It resulted in no benefit. The case then drifted into other hands and I am unable to state the present condition of the arm. My second case was a youth of 20. Four weeks after the accident no callus could be felt. After a week of the
more » ... r a week of the above described treatment an abundant callus had formed and a month later he was discharged, cured. These cases, together with those reported by Nicoladoni, Thomas and Jones,5 where methods involv¬ ing the same principle were used, indicate that in constriction and the resulting hyperemia we have a valuable adjunct to the better known methods of treatment in delayed union and pseudarthrosis.
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