And although effects may some times be produced in a mechanical manner by bacteria plugging capillaries of important organs, e.g.
This disease depends upon the presence of a bacillus which grows rapidly at the back of the throat and in the airpassages specially of children, causing the formation of a membrane which, by plugging the windpipe, causes suffocation and death.
The right thing to do is to open the belly in the middle line, search for a wound in the liver and treat it by deep sutures, or by plugging it with gauze.
This lipoemic condition may cause embolism, the plugging especially occurring in the lung capillaries.
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