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This is a thesis which starts out by summarizing the various articles in the literature, and takes up in the first part the anatomy and the pathology. The second part, devoted to the clinical features, considers the relation of enlargements of the glands to infections that predispose to tuberculosis, and discusses the enlargement of these in whooping cough, measles and grip. It then discusses the relation of this simple form of glandular enlargement to tuberculous enlargement. There are chapters on the enlargement of these glands in typhoid fever and in the respiratory infections, the latter being divided into two groups, those of the upper and those of the lower respiratory passages. It is interesting to note that after these studies the author comes to the conclusion that enlargement of the peribronchial glands never results directly from infections of the upper portion of the respiratory tract, but that when this is
L'Adénopathie Trachéo-Bronchique Simple Chez l'Enfant. (Etiologie, Pathogénie, Complications Broncho-Pulmonaires). Par le Docteur Henri Forgeron, Ancien Externe des Hôpitaux de Paris. JAMA. 1922;79(22):1872. doi:10.1001/jama.1922.02640220064041
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