Image from page 16 of “Heart disease, with special reference to prognosis and treatment” (1897)

Image from page 16 of “Heart disease, with special reference to prognosis and treatment” (1897)
Heart Disease
Identifier: heartdiseasewith1897broa
Title: Heart disease, with special reference to prognosis and treatment
Year: 1897 (1890s)
Authors: Broadbent, W. H. (William Henry), Sir, 1835-1907 Broadbent, John Francis Harpin, Sir, 1865-
Subjects: Heart Heart Diseases
Publisher: New York : Wood
Contributing Library: Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Digitizing Sponsor: Open Knowledge Commons and Harvard Medical School

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FIG. 3.—THE HEART WITH OVERLYINGLUNG DISSECTED OFF TO ILLUSTRATEAREA OF DEEP DULNESS (Sibson). fifth cartilage, and curving, so as to form a hollow spacefor the lodgment of the apex, ends behind the sixthcartilage. The inner margin of the right lung continues its coursenearly straight downwards behind and a little to the leftof the centre of the sternum, to the level of the sixth RELATION OF HEART TO CHEST WALLS. 15 chondrosternal articulation. It thus covers the rightauricle, the auriculo-ventricular furrow, and the right borderof the right ventricle. The area on the chest wall corresponding to the partof the heart uncovered by lung can be accurately markedout by percussion, and is known as the area of superficialcardiac dulness. The area thus indicated would be mapped out as follows :its right margin, by a line running from above downwardsslightly to the left of the middle line of the sternum fromthe level of the fourth costal cartilage down to that of thesixth ; its highest point

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