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February 22, 1890


JAMA. 1890;XIV(8):285-286. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410080033010

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Anœmic Œdema—Osteitis of the Ribs—Gastrostomy—Ulcerations of the Uterine Neck—Congress of Dermatology and Syphilography.

Dr. Robin read a note at a recent meeting of the Academy of Medicine, in the name of Dr. Renaud, of Lyons, in which the author describes a frequent lesion, but undescribed till now—that is, anæmic œdema. He studied the conjunctival structure of the renal tissue, which he supports on clinical and anatomo-pathological observations. The article is headed. " On the false impermeability of certain Brightic kidneys, and the therapeutics of comatose uræmia." The author explains that in nephritis in general, the number of glomerules affected is infinitely less than is supposed, and it is not in the diminution of these glomerules that one must seek the annulling of the renal functions. There frequently exists in Brightic kidneys a lesion which is known under the name of anæmic œdema. The papules of urticaria are a type of this

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