RENAL CALCULUS, THE NUCLEUS OF A STONE IN THE BLADDER

1859 The Lancet  
was taken away, the body of the testicle was found to be sound; but the whole of the epididymis was engaged in the disease, thus destroying its proper functions; the vas deferens was also involved, and the morbid action extended upwards to the groin. This had produced general enlargement to double the natural size. The man made an excellent recovery, and has left the hospital. In these cases of tuberculous disease of the testicle and the cord, no other treatment than complete removal will prove
more » ... serviceable. ____ ENCEPHALOCELE, WITH CONGENITAL HERNIA; REMOVAL. THE circumstances attending the growth and origin of encephaloid tumours of the testicle vary greatly. Sometimes they are traced to a blow, cause great pain during their progress, and proceed rapidly; at others, as in the following case, they arise insensibly, advance slowlv, and painlessly mature. This patient was admitted into St. Mary's Hospital, under the care of Mr. Coulson, on the 15th of July last. He was forty-three years of age, and was the subject of a globular scrotal tumour on the left side, of the size of a cocoa-nut, firm,
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