Two Cases of Carcinoma of the Breast in Young Adults

1896 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
ceased to have any opinion on the subject. At the consultation, an intercranial lesion of some kind, uremic poisoning and syphilis were only mentioned to be put aside for what seemed good reasons. There was little to make out a clear proof of syphilitic infection, and the Symptoms did not resemble those of the best-known cases of cardiac gummue. On the other hand, there was everythiug in the patient's past history to point to the possibility of a complete nervous break-down ; and the idea of
more » ... and the idea of neurotic brudycardia, with its more cheerful prognosis, seemed confirmed by the obvious improvement in the patient's condition in many respects. The only thing, however, about which any one could feel certain was that the convulsions were of the character of so-called cardiac epilepsy, due to the cerebral anemia which was caused by the bradycardia. -•-
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