On a SECOND CASE of REMOVAL of a "PRESSURE POUCH" of the OESOPHAGUS

H. T. Butlin
1898 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
more rapidly the larygeal stenosis has been developed, whilst if this process has taken place slowly-as, for instance, in many cases of tabes dorsalis-it is remarkable how great an adaptability the organism shows to the altered conditions. Degrees of laryngeal stenosis are borne under such circumstances with comparative ease, which on laryngoscopic examipation would seem to be almost incompatible with the continuation of life. 13 This case which is important from various points of view has been
more » ... ts of view has been described by me previous y, in the Virchow Festschrift, and in Brain, Parts 59-60, I892. 14Fuller information on this important question will be found in my paper on Mechanical
doi:10.1136/bmj.1.1931.8 fatcat:ysshnft57barvop7iorfcvorka