Diseases of Heart

The cases of the diseases of heart are increasing, in the highly developed countries, at an alarming rate. In our country also, the rate of the diseases of heart is…

WHAT IS ACROMEGALY

Synonyms: Marie’s Disease. Pachyacria. Definition: A nutritional disease characterized by enlargement of the bones and overlying tissues, chiefly of the face and extremities. It is due to perversion of secretion…

DISEASES OF THE SPLEEN

An enlarged spleen accompanies many of the acute infectious diseases. In such cases the enlargement usually subsides when the patient gets well. In malaria, in syphilis, and in lardaceous disease…

Bladder Cancer

Cancer of the bladder is usually secondary to cancer elsewhere. The local symptoms are those of cystitis. The urine contains- much blood. Tumor can sometimes be made out. In doubtful…

TUBERCULOSIS OF THE GENITO-URINARY ORGANS

Etiology: Practically always tuberculosis of the urinary organs is secondary to tuberculosis elsewhere. It rarely exists alone. Morbid Anatomy and Pathology: Tuberculosis may attack the kidneys, bladder, prostate or testicles…

ALBUMINURIA AND UREMIA

These two conditions, albuminuria and uremia, have been sufficiently discussed under Bright’s disease. Practically always albuminuria, always if constant, is due to some form of nephritis. Uremia means nephritis, except…

ACUTE BRIGHT’S DISEASE

Etiology: The most frequent direct exciting cause of acute Bright’s disease is scarlet fever. The specific poison probably acts directly on the kidneys. Smith reports an acute nephritis in a…