Description - Tumors, Innocent and Malignant by John Bland-Sutton
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 Excerpt: ...great Hypertrophy of the Heart."--Trans. Path. Sac, 18K0. xxxi., 259. Reverden, Aug., "Goitre Kystique uniloculairc enorme. Extirpation totale. Guerison."--Heme Med. de la Suisse romande, 1883, xiii., 185. Observation iv. in " Note sur vingt-deux Operations de Goitre," par J. L. Reverdin et Aug. Beverdin. Sibley, W. K., "Abscess of Brain, with Tumour of the Pituitary Body and Abscesses in the Lungs in an Ewe."--Trans. Path. Sac, 1888., xxxix., 159. Wills, E., "Tumour of Pituitary Body without Acromegaly."--Brain, 1892, xv., 41!5. CHAPTER XXXIL CARCINOMA OF THE LIPS, MOUTH, TONGUE, PHARYNX, AND LARYNX. Cancer of the Lips.--In this situation squamous-celled cancer is common between the thirty-fifth and sixtieth years; it has been recorded as early as the twenty-fifth year and as late as the hundred-and-third (Jalland). A remarkable feature is the preference it shows for the lower lip. Thus out of 565 cases tabulated by Loos in Bruns' Klinik at Tubingen, 534 arose in the lower lip. Of these, 467 of the patients were men and 67 women. It is also remarkable that though men are infinitely more liable to cancer of the lower lip than women, yet the liability is equal for both sexes in regard to the upper lip. Out of the 31 cases of cancer in the upper lip in Loos' total of 565,16 occurred in men and 15 in women. Cancer of the lip, when left to run its course, soon infects the lymph glands in the submaxillary region. Occasionally it will attack the right side of the lower lip, but infect the lymph glands in the left submaxillary region, and vice versa. No anatomical explanation of this anomaly is fortheoming. The tissues of the lip are gradually destroyed, and the mucous membrane covering the mandible is implicated and th...
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