In-Growing Toe-Nail

1887 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
case of a man aged fifty-six, a chronic asthmatic, who suffered from the beginning of December with severe bronchitis, with profuse muco-purulent expectoration : " On December 21st he began to take pure terebene (ten drops on sugar every four hours) with great advantage, the expectoration diminishing to nil, and the dyspnoea being much relieved. After the treatment had been continued for three days, the patient was seized with intense pain in the region of the left kidney, shooting into the
more » ... is and down the left thigh, with blood in the urine and severe strangury. Cessation of the terebene treatment, together with the use of poultices and the administration of opium internally, resulted in speedy relief, and left little doubt that the condition was one of intense renal congestion caused by the terebene." OBITUARY.
doi:10.1056/nejm188705051161811 fatcat:lvdkombrnrfxtlbzjyzfw72eyu