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54 examples of fistula in sentences

Besides being spavined and having three of his hoofs injured by sand-crack, he had poll-evil, fistulas, malanders, ring-bone, capped hock, curb, splint, and several other maladies which made him a very suitable horse for the general public to bet against.

Mars, acute fevers and tartan agues, continual and intermitting fevers, imposthumes, erisepelas, carbuncles, fistulas, dysentery, and similar hot and dry diseases.

Quaeque domus Romae fistulas habebat et canales, &c. 2913.

The neighbourhood produces hardly any more pepper than is necessary for its own consumpt; but has plenty of ginger, cardamoms, tamarinds, mirabolans, cassia-fistula, and other drugs.

E. Probably Cassia lignea, or in rolled up bark like twigs, to distinguish it from the drug called Cassia fistula.

Fistula is the result of a bruise.

When the withers begin to swell and inflammation sets in, or a tumor begins to form, the whole may be driven away and the fistula scattered or avoided by frequent or almost constant applications of cold waterthe same as is recommended in poll-evil.

The above treatment, if properly administered, will in nearly all cases of fistula effect a cure.

In fact, by defining quittor as a 'fistula,' or little pipe, we have ourselves already indirectly restricted the use of the word to the two latter conditions, for in those varieties known as Simple or Cutaneous and Tendinous, the wound is generally broad and open, or, at any rate, superficial, and can scarcely be strictly described as 'fistulous.'

In the two latter, however, a true fistula exists.

With the patient thus secured we first of all ascertain by means of the probe whether or no the non-healing of the wound is due to the presence of a fistula.

A fistulous wound of the foot in which the lower and blind end of the fistula is situated below the level of the coronary margin of the wall.

Even when an opening has already occurred on the coronet, the same condition of sub-horny suppuration may be met with in cases when the opening of the fistula has by some means or other become occluded.

Granulation tissue, for instance, may have temporarily closed the mouth of the fistula.

Unless there has been discovered a fistula, which on probing is seen to lead direct to the position in which we know the cartilage to be, we know of no precise means by which the existence of this condition may be diagnosed.

Upon the swelling is seen the mouth of the fistula, or it may be the mouths of several, and from them all a discharge of pus.

The mouth of each fistula is generally filled with a mulberry-like granulation tissue, standing above the level of the skin, and bleeding easily if touched.

Should the mouth of a fistula become occluded with the granulations filling it, and the discharge prevented from escaping, it soon happens that we have close to the fistula that has closed a tender fluctuating swelling.

Should the mouth of a fistula become occluded with the granulations filling it, and the discharge prevented from escaping, it soon happens that we have close to the fistula that has closed a tender fluctuating swelling.

In this manner is accounted for the multiplicity of scars and fistulas seen on the swelling of an old-standing quittor.

The formation of the abscess, the after-discharge of its contents, and the final establishing of a fistula, are processes greatly prolonged in this form of quittor.

Or it may be, again, that there are several of these fistulas, each opening in the heel, and the mouth of each marked by a small, ulcer-like projection.

We have, in fact, seen many cases where this treatment was adopted prior to the formation of a fistula, and also in cases where one or more fistulous openings already existed, where repeated blisters to the coronet have alone been sufficient to effect a cure.

Here, if one or more fistulas exist, their openings are probed and the direction of the sinuses determined.

Should this preliminary probing demonstrate that neither of the fistulas run dangerously near the joint, then the operation may be decided on.

These are inserted into the fistulas, and the false mucous coat of these passages thus destroyed.

What happens now, of course, is that an intense and acute inflammation is set up along the whole track of the fistula, in which position the inflammatory changes were heretofore chronic.

The whole lining of the fistula, and with it, we hope, all necrotic tissue, is cast as a slough, leaving nothing but healthy tissue behind.

It is then conveniently inserted into each fistula.

Almost immediately after its introduction into the fistula there is formed about it an almost impermeable layer of a metallic albuminate, which effectively prevents further rapid action of the caustic.

Again, careful though we may be with the probe, it is extremely difficult to be certain that we have discovered the whole extent of any fistula.

An equal difficulty, therefore, exists in being certain that we have placed the caustic in the position in which it is most wantednamely, at the furthermost end of the fistula where the necrotic tissue is to be found.

Practical hints to be borne in mind when attempting to cure quittor by means of injections are these: If the fistulas are numerous, the fluid should be injected into their various orifices.

The Making of Counter-openings to the Fistulas.

Although Villate's solution or any other caustic used in the manner we have described often effects a cure, many practitioners insist on the fact that a counter-opening to the fistula must also be made.

The probe is used and the direction and depth of the fistula ascertained.

To do this, the fistula is carefully explored with the probe and a knowledge of its exact dimensions arrived at.

The cavity of the fistula is then opened up with a scalpel, and every particle of diseased tissue removed with this instrument and a pair of forceps.

This, if a fistula is present, may be best done with a blunt-pointed bistoury, or with a cannulated director and a scalpel.

If, in spite of the antiseptic irrigations, the fistula persists, then nothing remains but to resort to excision of the aponeurosis, as described on p. 222.

A probe is now inserted into the opening at the coronet, and the direction of the fistula noted, after which the foot is firmly secured, and an Esmarch bandage and tourniquet applied to the limb.

The base of the wedge-shaped portion removed contains the opening of the fistula, and the apex of the wedge should reach to the bottom of the sinus (see Fig. 142).

After the horn is removed and the fistula followed up, it is sometimes found that what we at first thought was its end, it may now be continued in an altogether different direction.

a, The opening of the fistula.]

In connection with tendinous quittor, when septic matter has gained the sheath of the flexor tendons, there is, for a long time after healing of the fistula, a marked tendency for the animal to go on his toe.

2. 'A filly was attended for a discharging fistula at the coronet.

Finally it breaks at one or more spots, and there exudes from the opening or openings a purulent and oftentimes sanious discharge, which coagulates about each fistula after the manner of ordinary synovia.

Just listen: "'Surge meo Domno dulces fac, fistula versus: David amat versus, surge et fac fistula versus.

Just listen: "'Surge meo Domno dulces fac, fistula versus: David amat versus, surge et fac fistula versus.

Dulcis amor David inspirat corda canentum, Cordibus in nostris faciat amor ipsius odas: Vates Homerus amat David, fac, fistula, versus.

Alston says that the "Cassia lignea of the ancients was the larger branches of the cinnamon tree, cut off with their bark and sent together to the druggists; their Cassia fistula, or Syrinx, was the same cinnamon in the bark only;" but Ruรฆus says that it also sometimes denoted the lavender, and sometimes the rosemary.

He died on the 5th of December, 1560, of an effusion on the brain, resulting from a fistula and an abscess in the ear.

O mihi tum quam molliter ossa quiescant, Vestra meos olim si fistula dicat amores!

Tar-water, or water impregnated with the more soluble parts of tar, was some time ago a very popular remedy in various obstinate disorders, both acute and chronic, especially in small-pox, scurvy, ulcers, fistulas, rheumatisms, &c. Turpentine is an extract also from the same tree, which is used for various purposes of medicine and the arts.