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December 3, 1910


Author Affiliations

Professor of Nervous and Mental Diseases, Chicago Postgraduate Medical School; Assistant Professor in Clinical Neurology, North western University Medical School; Consulting Neurologist to the Cook County Hospital, Chicago; Consultiing Neurologist to the Cook County Institutions at Dunning, Ill.

JAMA. 1910;55(23):1961-1965. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.04330230019007

Since the subject of tumor of the brain has ceased to have a mere academic interest, and has become the coveted point of attack of every progressive surgeon, reports of well-observed cases have become regular topics for discussion in neurologic and surgical gatherings. From the point of view of successful removal. Next to neoplasms situated in the Rolandic area, tumors growing in the angle between cerebellum and pons offer the greatest possibilities for success, and this for two reasons: First, thanks to the labors of modern physiologists and clinicians, the localization of tumors in this region has become comparatively easy; secon, the surgical technic has reached a high degree of perfection.

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