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On the Structure and Use of the Spleen

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 Excerpt: ...previously to their breaking up into dark reddish granules. Lastly, other vesicles may be seen containing a varying number of small granules, from four or five to twenty or thirty in number; these granules are of an irregular form, with dark refractive margins, and of a pale red, or dark red, or reddish yellow colour, or the vesicle contains a mass of colourless granules. These structures, in one or the other form, constitute one of the main elements of the pulp. But besides these, there are interspersed throughout the whole of its substance granules of varying form and size in large quantities, and these are precisely similar to those found in the above described cells, and which consequently appear as the debris of the disintegrated blood discs. They vary in size; some are exceedingly minute fine granules, others exist as single corpuscles about the size of the blood discs, or aggregations of such, or in various sized masses; their form also varies considerably; their colour is of a deep red, or reddish yellow, or black, and their margins are dark and refractive." In some cases these corpuscles are so numerous as to form the chief constituent of the pulp, at other times, again, they exist only in sparing numbers. Occasionally a large number of reddish crystalline forms are found in the substance of the pulp, in the place of the above described corpuscles. They exist either as free crystals, of an acicular form, exceedingly minute in size, which, when seen separately, have a pale red colour, or of masses of such crystals aggregated together, when they present a brilliant red colour. The above description of the changes which take place in the blood globules in the pulp of the spleen, is intended to illustrate the progressive changes which are observed... Hide synopsis

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