Some Clinical Observations in Regard to Mono-Choreas Associated with Increased Temperature of the Part Affected

1885 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
skin fills the site of the abdominal wound. Iu regard to the treatment of the pedicle, I hope that in most cases some intra-peritoneal method may be found, perhaps by burning with the cautery. No rule can be made at present, however, and each case must be treated independently. The following cases are reported in order to call attention to what seems to be quite a common occurrence in mono-choreas, namely, an increase in the temperature of the member or part affected. So far as I know, such
more » ... as I know, such changes in temperature in this disease have not been reported ; although, as every one knows, it is quite common in hemichoreas to have a decrease in temperature of the side affected, accompanied generally by profuse perspiration. In the cases here reported the member affected was invariably hoi. dry, and feverish. The color of the skin was more red than normal, the skin also had rather an injected .appearance. The coldness of the parts in hemi-chorea is proba-
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