Les hémorrhoïdes.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1934;53(5):808. doi:10.1001/archinte.1934.00160110177020.
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This short monograph on the diagnosis and treatment of hemorrhoids is a fasciculation of a French system of practical medicine now appearing under the title of "La pratique médicale illustrée" and edited chiefly by Prof. E. Sergent of Paris. This particular article lives up to the title of the system and discusses hemorrhoids in a practical and interesting manner.

The author comments on the frequency of the disorder and on its inherent mildness. He describes how to examine the recto-anal region and the use of the anoscope, emphasizing how important it is for physicians to become familiar with such examinations and to recognize early malignant or possibly malignant lesions. He discusses treatment competently. He lays considerable stress on the general measures of hygiene which can be instituted to minimize the severity and occurrence of hemorrhoids. His local treatment is reasonable. He believes that sclerosing injections offer the best form of


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