Ear Douche — A New Instrument for Cleansing the Ear

Edward H. Clarke
1867 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
of bone, the whole of which is dead, and is becoming gradually elastic and detached from the subjacent tissue. To-day (eleven weeks after the operation), forceps were introduced at tho edge of the wound and the entire bony surface lifted off in two fragments, being itself a scale of almost papery thinness, and uncovering a healthy granulating surface. 31st.-Patient was etherized, the pedicle divided, and the eyebrow restored to its normal position. April 30th .-Wound of the forehead completely
more » ... ealed. May 15 th.-No bone can be detected in the new nose. Remarks.-Having, in four previous instances, had occasion to make an entire new nose from the forehead, and having been on the whole dissatisfied, owing to the tendency of the new nose to flatten, with the want of resemblance in the result of my own efforts to the The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal as published by The New England Journal of Medicine. Downloaded from nejm.org at BOSTON UNIVERSITY on September 15, 2016. For personal use only. No other uses without permission. From the NEJM Archive.
doi:10.1056/nejm186705300761702 fatcat:2jq3y7gypjhyjc6wkkkoaoprrq