Tumors of the Parotid Appearing in Faucial Region

1896 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
solutions, with those of a considerable previous experience iu the use of one-and two-per-cent. solutions of cocaine, I find that Schleich's weaker solutions are more satisfactory, for the reason probably that as the surgeon is freed from anxiety lest a poisonous dose of cocaine should be employed, sufficient solution is generally injected to thoroughly infiltrate the tissues, so that all the nerves supplying the part are anesthetized. The operations have usually resulted in little or no pain.
more » ... little or no pain. Certain failures have been recorded. These can sometimes be ascribed to faulty technique, or to the application of the method in unsuitable cases. The method is not suitable, in my belief, to exteu sive operations in inflamed and brawny tissues, owing iu large degree to the mechanical difficulty of thoroughly and painlessly infiltrating all the inflamed area.
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