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Tuberculosis in the Child and the Adult.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1935;55(1):169-170. doi:10.1001/archinte.1935.00160190172016.
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This excellent monograph represents the recording of the experiences and the studies of many years of a well known specialist in the field of pulmonary tuberculosis. The occurrence of tuberculosis in childhood and the subsequent relation that this disease bears to tuberculosis in adults is clearly presented. A detailed discussion is given of the body's reaction to the tubercle bacillus in respect to cell sensitization and immunity. The effects of reinoculation on the mechanism of immunity are emphasized, and it is shown that the clincal picture varies according to the several immunity reactions. The mechanism of symptoms is explained on a visceroneurologic basis. Pottenger has divided the symptoms into three groups: those due to toxemia, those due to reflex stimulation and those due to the tuberculous process per se. The diagnosis of tuberculosis is given thorough consideration, with a careful appraisal of each diagnostic procedure. The various types of tuberculosis


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