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Haemorrhagic small-pox

Sir William Osler

Haemorrhagic small-pox

by Sir William Osler

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Published by Canada & Surgical Journal in [Montreal] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from the Canada medical & surgical journal. Vol.5. 1877.

Other titlesCanada medical and surgical journal.
Statementby Willaim Osler.
The Physical Object
Paginationp.289-305 ;
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22194363M

Book Editor(s): Dr. Nancy Khardori Department of Internal Medicine, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, North First Street, P.O. Box , Springfield, Illinois ‐, USACited by: 1. hemorrhagic smallpox: a severe and frequently fatal form of smallpox accompanied by extravasation of blood into the skin in the early stage, or into the pustules at a later stage, accompanied often by nosebleed and hemorrhage from other orifices of the body. .

  Hemorrhagic smallpox, seen in the image below, develops fulminantly and was most often confused with meningococcemia or severe acute leukemia. Hemorrhagic-type variola major lesions. Death usually ensued before typical pustules developed. Reprinted with permission from the World Health Organization (WHO). ; , Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of - Kindle edition by Fenn, Elizabeth A.. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Pox Americana: The Great Smallpox Epidemic of /5(72).

Flat and hemorrhagic smallpox are very severe and rare. The initial symptoms of smallpox include a prodrome of high fever, chills, headache, backache, malaise, and vomiting. Severe abdominal pain and delirium can also be present. After days, a rash of macules and papules appears in the mouth and on the face and extremities and spreads to. Types: Variola major, or smallpox, has a death rate of 30%. Variola. minor, or alastrim, is a milder form of the virus with a death rate of 1%. Four types of variola exist: classic, hemorrhagic, malignant, and modified. Classic smallpox is believed to be the most communicable disease-.


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Haemorrhagic small-pox by Sir William Osler Download PDF EPUB FB2

InDr. D.A. Henderson became director of a worldwide campaign to eliminate this disease from the face of the spellbinding book is Dr. Henderson's personal story of how he led the World Health Organization's campaign to eradicate smallpox―the only Haemorrhagic small-pox book in history to have been deliberately by: haemorrhagic-type smallpox.

For example, Rao () noted that there had not been a single haemorrhagic-type case among the contacts of cases of haemorrhagic-type smallpox in Madras, although many of these contacts had contracted other forms of small-pox; this was an even longer series than that analysed in Table Postmortem studies.

The early haemorrhagic patients showed a deficiency of platelets, prothrombin and accelerator globulin, and increased circulating antithrombin. Patients with the late form of haemorrhagic smallpox showed significant thrombocytopenia and less severe deficiencies of the same coagulation factors; a few also had increased by: Hemorrhagic Smallpox Rash, photo by J.

Byles in Thomas Francis Ricketts, The Diagnosis of Smallpox (London and New York: Cassell and Co., ). In practically all acute fulminating smallpox infections—haemorrhagic type I cases—there is severe viraemia with or more infective particles of virus per ml. of blood. Hemorrhagic Smallpox. Hemorrhagic-type smallpox occurs among all ages and in both sexes, but is more common in adults.

Pregnant women Haemorrhagic small-pox book to be more susceptible. The underlying biological reasons for this type are unclear. Prior vaccination is not protective. This type is differentiated from ordinary smallpox by: Shorter incubation period.

Medical Superintendent of the Smallpox Hospitals and of the River Ambulance Service of the Metro-politan Asylums Board, London. His book on the clinical features of smallpox was based on the personal examination of many thousands of cases of variola major.

VARIETIES OF SMALLPOX From the time it was first recognized as aFile Size: 1MB. 3) Hemorrhagic: lesions don't blister, instead there is much bleeding under the skin. - bleeding can occur in the spleen, kidney, serosa, muscle, etc.

- can interfere with coagulation factors. - death occurs usually on the 5th to 7th day of the disease. Death is due to a variety of factors: heart failure (in hemorrhagic smallpox)File Size: 77KB.

Clinical Symptoms and Epidemiology. Humans are the only known hosts or reservoirs of smallpox. Smallpox is one of the most feared diseases in the world, as its mortality rate ranges from 1% for cases of Variola minor, to >97% for haemorrhagic smallpox cases in unvaccinated subjects.

The incubation period of 8–14 days is followed by a virus-like invasion phase (high fever, shivering, and Cited by: In unfavorable and haemorrhagic cases where there is much weakness, a burning heat, restlessness and irregularly developed eruption, the pustules become flat, livid, dusky and haemorrhagic, **Arsenicum may be the remedy.

SMALL POX Best homeopathic remedies for Small Pox from the book Therapeutic Pointers to Some Common Diseases by E.A. India’s first records of smallpox can be found in a medical book that dates back to A.D.

This book describes a disease that sounds exceptionally like smallpox. India, like China, created a goddess in response to its exposure to smallpox. The Hindu goddess Shitala. Viraemia in haemorrhagic and other forms of smallpox.

J Indian Med Assoc. Aug 1; 47 (3)– RAO AR, PRAHLAD I, SWAMINATHAN M, LAKSHMI A. Pregnancy and smallpox. J Indian Med Assoc. Apr 16; – Sarkar JK, Mitra AC. Virulence of variola virus isolated from smallpox cases of varying severity.

hemorrhagic. Flat and hemorrhagic smallpox are severe, uncommon forms and are usually fatal. In addition, variola sine eruptione (smallpox without rash) is a febrile illness occurring after the usual incubation period. It is seen generally in vaccinated persons and can be confirmed onlyFile Size: KB.

Widespread smallpox epidemics and huge death tolls fill the pages of our history books. The first smallpox vaccine was created in However, the disease continued to infect and kill people on. Michael Willrich traces the smallpox epidemic and the fight over vaccination in his book, “POX.” It is hard for us today to disease that for the most part has been eradicated.

It is also hard for us to grasp how terrible and lethal the disease was/5. Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by one of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor. The last naturally occurring case was diagnosed in Octoberand the World Health Organization (WHO) certified the global eradication of the disease in The risk of death following contracting the disease was about 30%, with higher rates among ms: Early: Fever, vomiting, mouth sores, Later:.

The Life and Death of Smallpox by Ian and Jenifer Glynn pp, Profile, £ One of the paradoxes of the World Health Organisation's campaign. Patients with hemorrhagic smallpox, the most lethal form of smallpox, undergo disseminated intravascular coagulation with thrombocytopenia [25, 26].

In this study, only 2 US patients with monkeypox were noted to have had hemorrhagic Cited by: Smallpox is a disease caused by the Variola major virus.

Some experts say that over the centuries it has killed more people than all other infectious diseases combined. Worldwide immunization stopped the spread of smallpox three decades ago. Simply, and with great humanity, The Eradication of Smallpox tells the story of smallpox - it's origins, the horror of the disease, and the millions of people killed or disfigured by it.

During the 18th and 19th centuries, it is estimated that one out of every ten people died /5. Viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) refer to a group of illnesses that are caused by several distinct families of viruses.

In general, the term “viral hemorrhagic fever” is used to describe a severe multisystem syndrome (multisystem in that multiple organ systems in the body are affected). The initial rashes; IIHæmorrhagic small-pox; IIIA form of hæmorrhagic small-pox A collection of papers relative to the transactions of the town of Milton by Milton (Mass.) Call Number: Online - free - HathiTrust.

The rash was accompanied by severe illness, which had some hemorrhagic features but which progressed less rapidly than early hemorrhagic smallpox [5, 22]. Pathogenesis Explanations of the sequence of events between the inhalation of virus-containing saliva droplets and the development of a rash have traditionally been based on studies of Cited by: