Insensibility to Pain from Mental Causes

T. W. Fisher
1869 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
inclination of their spinesthe chests are very * considerably deformed ; the backs of each toward the front, or converging side, being perhaps flattened, and the ribs and scapula. of the two other backs very prominent. The front of each of their chests is short in the vertical diameter, rounded and prominent. The heart of M. has been positively stated to be in the right side of the chest; but I could not feel persuaded of this, though there is evidently some displacement. This last may,
more » ... s last may, perhaps, be owing to the distortion of the chest, though nothing of the kind is observed in C. Vesicular respiration was heard upon each side of the sternum ; and the second sound of the heart was about as loud upon the right side of the chest as upon the left, but it was loudest over the sternum. The im-
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