Ptomaines and Leucomaines, or the Putrefactive and Physiological Alkaloids

1888 Journal of the American Medical Association  
was any connection between the enlarged hypo¬ physis and the enlargement of the nerves. Klebs was inclined to attribute the disease to the prolif¬ eration of blood-vessels, but this was purely fan¬ ciful and speculative, and at present the true pathology remains shrouded in profound mystery. As regards the matter of prognosis, this was not particularly bad so far as life was concerned. In
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