Image from page 567 of "The American journal of roentgenology, radium therapy and nuclear medicine" (1906)
Publisher: Springfield, Ill. C.C. Thomas
Contributing Library: Gerstein - University of Toronto
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Case III, Plate 7. Rt-sult (U uimiinsLul scparatioii andnon-treatment. From the roentgen examination alone,we cannot distinguish between the epi-physeal separation which accompanies ageneral condition and the separation whichresults directly from a trauma. Further-more, we have noted that the condition is aprogressive one, even in the case of thetraumatic type of separation. It is thispoint which probably leads its supportersto the view that all separations result fromtrauma, they claiming that the originaltrauma may be overlooked. Of course the
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Case IX, Plate 8. End result, .\on-rccognized andnon-treated epiphyseal separation. epiphyseal separation. In slight separationsa good result will be obtained if the part isput up in a plaster cast with strong flexionand external rotation of the thigh. Theperiod of fixation should extend over fouror six months. In the cases of extremeseparation, when the deformity has ex-isted only a relatively brief time, a greatimprovement in the relations of the dia-pliysis and epiphysis can be obtained byproper manipulation. See Case VII, Plates5 and 6. COCCIDIOIDAL GRANULOMA * BY WILLIAM B. BOWMAN, M.D. LOS ANGELES, CALIF. COCCIDIOIDAL GRANULOMA is adefinite, acute, subacute or chronicdisease due to an infection by a parasiticorganism or mould-like growth called byOphiils the Oidium Coccidioides. It issometimes called the California diseaseowing to the fact that all of the casesreported, with but three exceptions, haveeither lived in or visited that State beforecontracting the disease. Not only h
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