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  • With men, he sat there to repair a watering-can scrotum, and in both sexes he might be seated to drain rectal abscesses, or to ligate and excise hemorrhoids or fistula-in-ano.†   (source)
  • This could still be a localized tumor with abscess tipping him over and increased mass size.†   (source)
  • I replace the giraffe's neck poultice, cold-soak a camel for a suspected hoof abscess, and survive my first cat procedure—treating Rex for an ingrown claw while Clive strokes his head.†   (source)
  • The new strains were virulent, and produced bizarre deaths, often by brain abscess.†   (source)
  • When an abscess was finally lanced, she thought,one had to carefully, thoroughly, slowly, squeeze out all the poison.†   (source)
  • "All I got is four abscess teeth," she remarked.†   (source)
  • It's probably another abscess," he said.†   (source)
  • March 13, 2003—Colton undergoes a second surgery—a celiotomy—to drain the abscess.†   (source)
  • He has both a ruptured appendix and an abscess.†   (source)
  • A CT scan reveals two more abscesses in his abdomen.†   (source)
  • During surgery a total of three abscesses are found.†   (source)
  • The wound on his back became a hot abscess.†   (source)
  • The abscess on Deo's back had resolved, leaving just a scar.†   (source)
  • I have the abscess again.†   (source)
  • In fact, the postoperative report was clear that even though our son's prognosis had been grim, the surgery had gone just fine: OPERATIVE REPORT OPERATIVE DATE: 3/5/2003 PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Acute appendicitis POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Perforated appendicitis and abscess OPERATION: Appendectomy and drainage of abscess SURGEON: Timothy O'Holleran, M.D. DESCRIPTION OF THE OPERATION: The patient was placed in a supine position on the Operating Table.†   (source)
  • I check a yak's abscessed tooth and hold hands with Bobo, leading him around as I check the rest of the animals.†   (source)
  • His mother was alarmed by a night of inconsolable moaning from the room next to hers, because these moans seemed to be the same as the ones from another time, which had almost disappeared in the mists of her memory, but when she made him open his mouth to see where love was hurting him, she discovered that he had fallen victim to abscesses.†   (source)
  • A gall-bladder attack or a liver abscess could cause fever and jaundice and abdominal pain—the red eyes she could not explain—and she ordered an ultrasound examination of his liver.†   (source)
  • The sewer breath of lung abscess, the grapelike odor of a Pseudomonas-infected burn, the stale urine scent of kidney failure, the old beer smell of scrofula—the list was huge.†   (source)
  • Deo's own father had done this to him as a boy, applying the red-hot end of a spear around an abscess on Deo's thigh.†   (source)
  • But the consequences of such tolerance were evident to her: tubal and ovarian abscesses, infertility from gonorrhea, stillbirths, and babies with congenital syphilis.†   (source)
  • The pain of the burns, and the hatred he felt toward his father, had obscured the pain of the abscess — temporarily.†   (source)
  • He got abscesses under the arms, and they did him in, it seems.†   (source)
  • Obviously the abscesses had to be lanced.†   (source)
  • The treed boys sniggered, but Eugene, who had seen the pain upon the gaunt hard face of the woman, the furious pity of her blazing eyes, felt something open and burst stabbingly in him like an abscess.†   (source)
  • It was like the bursting of an abscess.†   (source)
  • Rieux tried a fixation abscess.†   (source)
  • They were staying with the Vaughans at Upton; he stretched to pick a fig for my mother; an abscess burst; and he died in a few hours.†   (source)
  • It was as if the earth on which our houses stood were being purged of its secreted humors; thrusting up to the surface the abscesses and pus-clots that had been forming in its entrails.†   (source)
  • As to what he was about to do, the stimulants to inject, the abscesses to stimulate-many months' repeated failures had taught him to appreciate such expedients at their true value.†   (source)
  • It was as though an abscess that had been forming for a month past in his heart had suddenly broken.†   (source)
  • If the poor fish would have his teeth X-rayed, I'll bet nine and a half cents he'd find an abscess there.†   (source)
  • Well, then, your guest will be poisoned at the fifth remove, and die, at the end of eight or ten days, of pains in the intestines, sickness, or abscess of the pylorus.†   (source)
  • One of our boys—gorging his-self with vittles, and then turning in; that's their way—got a abscess on him last week.†   (source)
  • During the dog-days he had suffered from an abscess, which Charles had cured as if by miracle by giving a timely little touch with the lancet.†   (source)
  • I cannot call to mind, now, how I came to hear about Yorkshire schools when I was a not very robust child, sitting in bye-places near Rochester Castle, with a head full of PARTRIDGE, STRAP, TOM PIPES, and SANCHO PANZA; but I know that my first impressions of them were picked up at that time, and that they were somehow or other connected with a suppurated abscess that some boy had come home with, in consequence of his Yorkshire guide, philosopher, and friend, having ripped it open with an inky pen-knife.†   (source)
  • Neither Ambrose Pare, applying for the first time since Celsus, after an interval of fifteen centuries, a ligature to an artery, nor Dupuytren, about to open an abscess in the brain, nor Gensoul when he first took away the superior maxilla, had hearts that trembled, hands that shook, minds so strained as Monsieur Bovary when he approached Hippolyte, his tenotome between his fingers.†   (source)
  • He only wanted a sling on his arm or a bandage on his finger to complete the impression of a man with a painful abscess or a broken arm.†   (source)
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