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In eight instances there was decided unilateral redness of the face, and five times this was attended with noticeable tumefaction.
At the same time the tumefaction of the skin subsides, and the subjective sensations to which it gave rise gradually disappear.
It began with a chill, and he had the usual efflorescence, sore throat, and tumefaction of the cervical glands.
Most of the tumefaction is, however, due to extension of the inflammation to the connective tissue of the neck.
The tumefaction speedily subsides, the features become recognizable, and defervescence is complete.
If a tumefaction appears in one side, and not in the other, why so?
Thus by the law of tumefaction, death can and does succumb to its indomitable will.
The livid tumefaction spread over the leg, with blisters here and there, whence there oozed a black liquid.
MADAME BOVARYGUSTAVE FLAUBERT
There may be so much tumefaction of the nostrils as to produce difficulty in breathing.
SPECIAL REPORT ON DISEASES OF THE HORSEUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
The livid tumefaction spread over the leg, with blisters here and there, whence oozed a black liquid.
MADAME BOVARYGUSTAVE FLAUBERT

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