Re: Zenker's degeneration.
|From:||"J. A. Kiernan" <email@example.com>|
On Wed, 1 Nov 2000, Dr. Ian Montgomery. wrote:
> Is this the disorder you get after 10 pints and a vindaloo. Or,
> for those of a stronger constitution, the gallon and a vindaloo. If so,
> my rectus abdominis suffered frequently in my ill spent youth,
> Zenker's revenge.
It would depend on who was working in the kitchen that made the
vindaloo, because this is a condition seen in people who have
died of typhoid. By the way, in my youth, you needed a stronger
constitution to down 10 pints than one gallon (which contained
only 8 pints in those far off days).
John A. Kiernan,
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology,
The University of Western Ontario,
LONDON, Canada N6A 5C1
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