Page 52, dele comma between the words Tabes and Mesenterica.
It must be used with great care not to exhaust the patient, but this is true also in tabes.
The geographical distribution of tabes mesenterica is as universal as that of scrofula and pulmonary phthisis.
Wherever scrofulous and phthisical diseases are known, there also are found cases of tabes mesenterica.
Vogel and Steiner assert that tabes mesenterica is a common result of enteritis folliculosa.
The morbid appearances in tabes mesenterica are not usually confined to the changes in the glands.
Tabes maxime contingunt ab anno decimo octavo ad trigesimum quintum, Hippoc.
Tabes dorsalis occurs with much greater frequency in men than in women (see Neuropathology).
More rarely it appears as tabes mesenterica in infants, tubercular peritonitis, and tubercular disease of the internal organs.
Tabes is the natural consequence of this error; but its effect is evinced by the occurrence of other disorders.