Radiography, X-ray therapeutics and radium therapy (1916) (14571644010)


Radiography, X-ray therapeutics and radium therapy (1916) (14571644010)



Identifier: radiographyxrayt00knox (find matches)
Title: Radiography, X-ray therapeutics and radium therapy
Year: 1916 (1910s)
Authors: Knox, Robert, 1868-1928
Subjects: Radiography Radiotherapy Radium
Publisher: New York : Macmillan
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
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ssificans Note the unchanged aspect of the bone. The ossification in themuscle bundles is quite distinct from the periosteum. of bone, whether the bone around is normal or rarefied, presence of depositsof new periosteal bone or sclerosed bone, the presence of a fracture, theevidence of erosion of the bono. Traumatic Myositis Ossificans.—A condition which arises in the sub-stance of a muscle secondary to trauma. It occurs most frequently in thearm or the thigh. The appearances are characteristic and must not bemistaken for sarcoma arising from the periosteum. Fig. 152 illustratesthe typical appearances in this condition. Central abscess is generally accompanied by symptoms, however slight,namely, pain and loss of power, indicating an inflammatory process, andoccasionally by fluctuations in temperature. Radiographically, the cavityis not as a rule strictly central, and the surrounding dense bone is unequalin its thickness. The outline is often indefinite, the cavity is not very clear,
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PLATE KXXI.—Tumours of Bone. a, Secondary sarcoma aftecting upper end of femur, fracture through ueck. The primary lesion wasa periosteal sarcoma of humerus. b, Saint; rase at an earlier stage. ; Radiograph by l>r. N. S. Finzi.) c, Sarcoma of upper end of femur. The diagnosis in this ease is doubtful ; it is mostprolsarcoma of very slow growth. d, Sarcoma of upper end of humerus (inset is a photograph of the joint after removal).has been fractured probably as a result of manipulation, at or after the operation. ,ably Tin i myeloid humerus DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF TUMOURS OF BONE 187 and there is an absence of trabeculse. The bone around is denser, and thereis generally a deposit of new bone. Hydatid Cyst.—This is very rare in this country, though it should alwaysbe kept in mind when considering obscure conditions. It shows as a sharply-rounded area less dense than bone. Benign Cyst is a much more common occurrence than was formerlythought. The first sign may be a so-called spo





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