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Barking 1926

[Report of the School Medical Officer for Barking

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Thirty school children and seventeen children under school age were examined by me for the first time during the year, my findings being as follows:—

SCHOOL CHILDREN.
Diseases and Injuries of Bone—
(1) Tuberculous Joints:
(a) Knee1
(b) Hip1
(c) Spine3
5
(2) Osteo-myelitis Humerus and Tibia1
(3) Hallux Valgus1
(4) Fracture—forearm (left)1
8
Paralysis :—
(1) Anterior Polio-myelitis—
(a) Right Lower Limb1
(b) Left Lower Limb1
2
(2) Hemiplegia1
(3) Diplegia2
5
Congenital Deformities
(1) Torticollis Rt.1
(2) Club-foot R. and L.1
(3) Winged Scapula—L.1
(4) Webbed Hand R. and L.1
4
Spinal Curvature:—
(1) Scoliosis2
(2) Kyphosis1
(3) Kypho-lordosis1
4
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