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Dr. E. P. Hummel, Sterling, Colo., calls attention to a misnomer in the heading of the clinical note by Dr. John R. Earl, St. Paul, in The Journal, May 11, page 1864. Number 6 shot were found, not BB shot, as implied in the heading. BB shot are considerably larger than number 6.
Shot in the Vermiform Appendix. JAMA. 1940;114(21):2133. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810210065022