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Title: The principles of surgery
Year: 1856 (1850s)
Authors: Miller, James, 1812-1864
Subjects: Surgical Procedures, Operative General Surgery
Publisher: Philadelphia : Blanchard and Lea
Contributing Library: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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Fig. 13. Plastic corpuscles and filaments in recent lymph exuded on the pleura, a, The corpusclesunchanged by acetic acid. Fig. 14. Exudation from the surface of the peritoneum passing into pus. a,Isolated corpuscles ; b, after the addition of acetic acid ; c, plastic corpuscles and filaments. Bennett. Acute effusion of serum, whether in the form of oedema or dropsy,usually disappears soon after decline of the morbid process which pro-duced it, by the resumed and increased play of absorption. Herein,again, practically most different from the result of Chronic Congestion. 2. Of Plastic Fibrin.—This may be exuded by itself, separate fromthe serum; but more commonly with the serum, in the form of liquorsanguinis, or coagulating lymph; the latter term denoting its peculiar ORGANIZATION OF DEPOSIT. 119

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property of assuming the solid form by coagulation, when extravascular.It is the result of a higher degree of perverted function than the purely-serous effusion; and, as formerly stated, may be regarded as the charac-teristic product of the second stage of the inflammatory process, ActiveCongestion.1 (a.) It may take place on the surface of the part; as on a serous mem-brane, or on the margins of a wound. On coagulation, the serous portiontrickles away ; the fibrin remaining, in the form either of a continuousfilm, or of masses more or less detached; at first transparent, afterwardsbecoming yellowish, and somewhat opaque. Should the disease at oncesubside, absorption finds the exudation quite amenable to its renewedplay; and it is removed. But if the disease persist, and yet not havereached the inflammatory crisis, absorption does not take place, and anopportunity is given for organization of the deposit. Fig. 15. Fig. 16. Fig. 17. <i- i ■--< \n^sx--::::: Fig. 15. Nuclei devel

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Date: 2014-07-30 03:19:21 bookyear:1856 bookdecade:1850 bookcentury:1800 bookauthor:Miller__James__1812_1864 booksubject:Surgical_Procedures__Operative booksubject:General_Surgery bookpublisher:Philadelphia___Blanchard_and_Lea bookcontributor:U_S__National_Library_of_Medicine booksponsor:Open_Knowledge_Commons__U_S__National_Library_of_Medicine bookleafnumber:114 bookcollection:medicalheritagelibrary bookcollection:medicineintheamericas bookcollection:usnationallibraryofmedicine bookcollection:americana

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