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June 1939

Vingt etudes pratiques de médicine infantile.

Am J Dis Child. 1939;57(6):1477. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1939.01990060257029

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These twenty studies concern the following conditions of infancy and childhood: pyloric stenosis; congenital hypertrophy of the neck of the bladder; appendicitis in the nursling; meningitis associated with congenital syphilis; diabetes in very young children; tetany; acrodynia; nephritis and nephrosis; encephalitis; hysteria, pithiatism, mythomania and similar disorders; the adiposogenital syndrome; acute osteomyelitis; prolonged febriculas; pneumococcic infections; pneumococcic peritonitis; abscess of the lung; bronchopneumonia, and acute edema of the lung. Organotherapy, opotherapy and blood transfusion are also discussed.

All these subjects are considered from the standpoint of etiology, symptoms and treatment, and illustrative cases are presented.

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