Oesophageal Foreign Body Precipitating Dissecting Aortic Aneurysm

  title={Oesophageal Foreign Body Precipitating Dissecting Aortic Aneurysm},
  author={E. H. Hadfield},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  pages={1477 - 1477}
symmetrically as in bilateral quinsy, but differed in that the tonsils were healthy and the tissues pale and watery; his temperature was 98.4° F. (36.9° C.). A diagnosis of oedema of the glottis seemed to be indicated. On September 28 he breathed through his nose. Extension of the oedema below the mandible caused a "double chin." Next day he started a light diet. Oedema of the fauces was subsiding, and on September 30 the tube was removed. Subsequent progress was satisfactory, and the patient… Expand
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