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Differential Diagnosis of Internal Diseases, Third Edition covers the diagnosis of numerous internal diseases based on symptoms and signs. This edition is organized by symptoms and signs that may be individually different even in the same disease and must be analyzed and understood on a pathophysiological basis within the framework of the individual personality.
This book is composed of two main parts encompassing 20 chapters. Part I reviews the leading symptoms of headache, chest and abdominal pain, backache, pain in extremities, general feelings and consciousness disorders, vertigo, nausea, vomitus, cough, dyspnea, diarrhea, constipation, and hemorrhages. Part II examines the leading signs habitus, hyperthermia, fever, infectious disease, respiratory, cardiovascular, digestive, hematopoietic, and uropoietic systems diseases, and glycosuria. This book will be of value to general physicians, clinicians, and pathophysiologists.
Part One: Leading Symptoms
"Nervous" and Psychoneurotic Headache
2. Chest Pain
Afferent Nerves Traveling with the Sympathetic
Afferent Vagus Fibers
3. Abdominal Pain
Mechanisms of Abdominal Pain
Segmental Abdominal Pain of Extra-Abdominal Origin
Retroperitoneal Abdominal Diseases
5. Pain in the Extremities, Dysesthesia, Polyalgia
Blood and Lymph Vessels
6. Disorders of General Feelings
Fatigue and Weakness
Feeling of Being Cold or Being Warm
Appetite and Hunger
7. Disorders of Consciousness
8. Vertigo, Nausea, and Vomitus
Nausea and Vomitus
9. Paralysis, Incoordination and Involuntary Movements
10. Cough and Dyspnea
11. Diarrhea and Constipation
Hemorrhage per Anum
Hematuria and Hemoglobinuria
Menorrhagia and Metrorrhagia
Hemorrhages into the Skin
Occult Internal Hemorrhages
Part Two: Leading Signs
13. The General Appearance (Habitus)
Polygenopathies, Status Degenerativus
Obesity and Leanness
Endocrine and Pseudoendocrine Features
General Appearance Indicating Various Other Diseases
14. Hyperthermia, Fever and Infectious Diseases
Synopsis of Common Infections
Disease due to Hypersensitization
15. Respiratory System
Upper Respiratory Tract
Evaluation of Methods of Examination of the Chest
Diseases of the Bronchopulmonary System
16. Cardiovascular System
Etiology and Nature of Cardiovascular Diseases
17. Digestive System
Stomach and Duodenum
Small Intestines and Colon
Liver and Biliary Tract
Liver Function Tests
Splenomegaly and Miscellaneous Abdominal "Masses"
18. Hemopoietic System
The Thrombocytes. Hemorrhagic Diathesis
19. Uropoietic System
Disorders of Renal Function and Metabolic Consequences
Diseases with Predominant Glomerular Lesions
Diseases with Predominant Tubular Lesions
Diseases of the Interstitial Tissue
Diseases of Vascular Origin
Diseases due to Extrarenal Obstruction of the Urinary Tract
Symptomatic Diabetes Mellitus
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1967
- 1st January 1967
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