Minneapolis Homoeopathic Magazine (Volume 11)

 
9781235811043: Minneapolis Homoeopathic Magazine (Volume 11)

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1902 Excerpt: ... Minneapolis fiomceopatbic magazine. Vol. XI. MAY 1902. No. 5 Kenal Calculus. Clifford Mitchell, M. D., CHICAGO, ILL. The study of renal calculus is of prime importance to all those practitioners who dwell in the limestone districts of the West, both because the disease is relatively common here and because diagnosis of it in spite of all our vaunted up-to-date knowledge is not always easy. Patients have come to the writer from expert diagnosticians, who have been uncertain in regard to the diagnosis, and in one instance no sign of the presence of stone was sufficiently evident to warrant a diagnosis, until the patient actually passed a calculus when urinating into a glass handed him by the writer. The inference to be drawn is that renal calculus may be present for some little time before it is suspected. The X-Ray examination is now of aid in the diagnosis and should be made use of whenever possible. It is my purpose, in this paper, to consider typical and atypical cases of renal calculus and to attempt to describe the means by which it may be differentiated from numerous other maladies, together with a few notes on preventive treatment. TYPICAL CASKS Typical cases of renal calculus may usually be recognized without much difficulty by paying attention to the history and clinical features of the case. The patient is either a child or more commonly a middleaged male adult, with previous history either of good general health or of the uric acid diathesis, who lives or has lived in a limestone district, especially where the hard water of artesian wells is used. His habits are usually, though not invariably, sedentary or luxurious, and he is ikely to be a hearty meat eater, or a beer or wine drinker. In most cases he begins his illness by feeling a dull pain in ...

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