THE DIFFICULTIES OF PUBLIC HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

1913 The Lancet  
ceased to attract much attention, though it increased in size. When he came under the writers' observation in the following May the swelling was as large as a good-sized hazel nut; it lay in the upper border of the left hypothenar eminence and pulsated distinctly. When pressed upon it creaked faintly, like snow ; and on auscultation a soft bruit was heard. The skin covering it was not discoloured or altered in any way, and there were no discoverable pressure effects. Under local anaesthesia the
more » ... sac was exposed and removed ; the wound healed by first intention, and no trouble
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