The diseases of infancy and childhood (1910) (14760811861)


The diseases of infancy and childhood (1910) (14760811861)



Identifier: diseasesofinfa00kopl (find matches)
Title: The diseases of infancy and childhood
Year: 1910 (1910s)
Authors: Koplik, Henry, 1858- (from old catalog)
Subjects: Children
Publisher: New York and Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress

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ed that of the chest. The lower jaw has an angular deform-ity, described by Fleischmann. This consists in a bending of thebody of the jaw at the situation of the canine teeth. The body ofthe jaw is also rotated internally on its horizontal axis. If rachitisbegins before the sixth month, dentition is delayed for periods vary-ing up to a year and a half. I have a record of a case in which thefirst tooth appeared at the twenty-fourth month. If rachitis developsafter appearance of the first teeth, the succeeding ones appear laterthan is normal. The structure of the teeth suffers. They show 1 While the lateral and posterior forganelles close during the first months ofinfancy, the anterior fontanelle increases in its longitudinal and transverse diameterwith the growth of the cranium up to the twelfth month. The growth of theanterior fontanelle was first observed by Elsasser. Although denied by Kassowitzit has been recently proved by Ehode that the contention of Elsasser is correct. PLATE IX
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Rachitis. Showing the cuboidal shape of the head, thethoracic deformity, the beaded ribs, the protuberant abdo-men, and the enlarged lower end of the radius. RACHITIS. 241 erosions, are easily broken, and become carious quickly. This is dueto imperfect formation of enamel or dentine. Sometimes after theireruption, the incisors show a well-marked incurvation at the freeborder, which is due to erosion or breaking of the tooth. Thorax.—The thorax shows characteristic deformities. Rachitisof the thorax in most cases develops in the second half year, andmay continue into the third year. The first marked sign is the Fig. 30.





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