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Elijah Petty essay on pulmonary tuberculosis

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Identifier: MSS 2/007
Scope and Contents Essay written by Elijah D. Petty in June, 1857, describes phthisis pulmonalis [pulmonary tuberculosis], its cause, duration, termination, pathology, symptoms, and treatment.

M. Randolph Latimer essay on scarlet fever

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Identifier: MSS 2/162
Scope and Contents M. Randolph Latimer defines scarlet fever [scarlatina] and describes its types, symptoms, sequelae, cause, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and local remedies, 1855.

Stephen Cheek essay on yellow fever

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Identifier: MSS 2/103
Scope and Contents "An inaugural essay on yellow fever: presented to the faculty of the Philadelphia College of Medicine for the degree of doctor in medicine" Cheek maintains yellow fever itself is not contagious but communicable only under certain climatic conditions. He then discusses the yellow fever outbreak in New Orleans in 1853 and describes symptoms and possible methods of treatment.

Thomas J. Grahame essay on influenza

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Identifier: MSS 2/161
Scope and Contents Thomas J. Grahame defines influenza and describes current theories of its causation, symptoms, and treatment, 1857.

William Bishop essay on cholera

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Identifier: MSS 2/160
Scope and Contents William Bishop relates history, symptoms, cause, nature, and treatment of Asiatic cholera, 1859.

William M. Speed essay on marasmus

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Identifier: MSS 2/164
Scope and Contents William M. Speed describes marasmus and its treatment, 1857. Titled "William M. Speed essay on marasmus presented to the faculty of the Philadelphia College of Medicine for the degree of doctor in medicine."

William Shamburger essay on cynanche laryngea

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Identifier: MSS 2/163
Scope and Contents William F. Shamburger describes cynanche laryngea [acute laryngitis], its symptoms, prognosis, diagnosis, pathology, causes, and treatment, 1857. Titled "An inaugural essay on cynanche laryngea presented to the faculty of the Philadelphia College of Medicine for the degree of doctor in medicine."

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