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November 19, 1932

ITALY

JAMA. 1932;99(21):1795-1796. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740730059027

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Abstract

The Academy of Medicine of Turin  At the meeting of the Academy of Medicine of Turin, Drs. Zeneff and Stoppani reported on a radiographic study of the lymph glands and the lymphatic circulation. Having applied subcutaneous injections of thorium dioxide to the feet of guineapigs, the speakers prepared a series of roentgenograms, allowing various intervals of time between them, in which the shadows of the lymph vessels of the extremities and of the popliteal and inguinal lymph glands are plainly evident. The thorium dioxide, enclosed in the lymph glands, either free or engulfed by the phagocytes, does not exert destructive action on the lymphoglandular tissues or on the structure of the lymph glands. The speakers hold that these researches, when developed with a more perfect technic, may prove to be of great importance.Professor Cionini presented the results of research on the clinical significance of changes in the protein content

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