British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly Journal of Practial Medicine and Surgery, Volume 19

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Page 294 - Nelaton's guide, to detect any displacement of the femur at the hip joint, consists of a line drawn from the anterior superior spine of the ilium to the most prominent part of the tuberosity of the ischium.
Page 399 - The form of cerebral abscesses is generally oval ; they vary in size from that of a pea to that of a hen's egg and more.
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