NEVILLE T. USSHER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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New concepts in physiology are most often developed in the course of animal and laboratory experimentation. This thesis, however, will trace an apparently new development in physiological thought produced and elaborated through clinical studies since 1925.
The existence of radiation phenomena as the result of radiculitis, "intercostal neuritis," and parietal muscle spasm due to disturbances in the region of the spine, is now generally accepted by clinicians,1, 2, 3 more particularly by orthopedic surgeons and less universally by the internist. Two chief considerations have been stressed in this "radicular syndrome," viz: (1) cutaneous hyperesthesia and tenderness in the distribution of
USSHER NT. THE VISCEROSPINAL SYNDROME—A NEW CONCEPT OF VISCEROMOTOR AND SENSORY CHANGES IN RELATION TO DERANGED SPINAL STRUCTURES1. Ann Intern Med. 1940;13:2057–2090. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-11-2057
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;13(11):2057-2090.
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