Except that the joint disease is seldom symmetrical, it closely resembles the arthropathy of tabes.
Wherever scrofulous and phthisical diseases are known, there also are found cases of tabes mesenterica.
tabes dorsalis occurs with much greater frequency in men than in women (see Neuropathology).
tabes maxime contingunt ab anno decimo octavo ad trigesimum quintum, Hippoc.
More rarely it appears as tabes mesenterica in infants, tubercular peritonitis, and tubercular disease of the internal organs.
tabes is the natural consequence of this error; but its effect is evinced by the occurrence of other disorders.
Vogel and Steiner assert that tabes mesenterica is a common result of enteritis folliculosa.
In para-syphilitic lesions such as general paralysis and tabes a positive reaction is almost always present.
The morbid appearances in tabes mesenterica are not usually confined to the changes in the glands.
Rest alone will do much to diminish pain and promote sleep in tabes, rest with massage and electricity will do more.
tabes ta·bes (tā'bēz)
n. pl. tabes
Progressive bodily wasting or emaciation.