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JAMA 100 Years Ago
December 11, 2002


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JAMA 100 Years Ago Section Editor: Jennifer Reiling, Assistant Editor.

JAMA. 2002;288(22):2906. doi:10.1001/jama.288.22.2906

The careful and systematic study of any one of the chronic convulsive disorders is certain to throw much light on all. The problem of discovering their nature and pathology must rest largely in the future on the correlation of such studies. The gradual change of the location of the lesion of convulsive diseases from the muscle, peripheral nerve, medulla and basal ganglia to that of the cerebral cortex has been brought about largely through detailed studies on isolated cases.

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