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1888 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
TEr BRIT1SH MEDICAL JOURNAL d6J1 signs, together with urticaria, wlicih came out every morning, and after lasting an hour or two, anid causilng the patient great tannoyance by its itching, disappeared. bIr. Burton referre(d to cuttaneous disorders which had beeii recorded in cases of Graves's (lisease. lie thought these symptoms could all best be explained by the accepted patthology of exophthalmic goitre, a sympathetic neurosis. Au-al Cases.-Mr. DEIGHrON read notes-of soine atutrail cases. 1.
more » ... atutrail cases. 1. One in whiclh l)larlllent (lischlarge lhadl exited for ul)wardls of twenty years, and( whlere there was almost complete loss of tlle niembrana tympani. In this case, after the otorrlioea was cured, entire regeneration of the membrane took place. 2. A case of uibscess in the nmastoi(d cells with higlh fever and deliriui ; , in this case perforation of the mastoidl cells was p)erfornied witlh a suqccessful result. BRIGHTON AND SUSSEX MIEDICO-CIIIRLTRGICAL SOCIETY. TiHURsDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TIh. W. It. NICHOLLS, M.R.C.C., President, in the Chair. Cancer of Breast.-Dr. 3MACKEY showed a case of cancer of breast in a woman aged 70, which began eighteen months ago. The skin was extensively iulcerated, but it had been painless from thie onset. Dr. M-ackey contrasted with it a case in a woman aged .)0, operated on soon after detection, wN-hich recurred witlhin tlhree months, and proved fatal within eiglhteen months, witlh intrathoracic deposits. Chian turpentine seemed useful in arresting lischarge and cleaning the surface.
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