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February 9, 1924


JAMA. 1924;82(6):442-447. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02650320012005

We present a group of clinical cases with the postmortem findings as recorded in the Department of Pathology at the University of California. The group comprises cases that were considered clinically as pulmonary tuberculosis, but which proved to be nontuberculous. In one of the seven cases, both the clinical and the gross pathologic diagnosis was tuberculosis, but the microscope disclosed another condition. For the clinical findings given, we are indebted to Dr. Esther Rosencrantz of the University of California Service at the San Francisco Tuberculosis Hospital; to Dr. H. I. Wiel of the University of California Medical Service at the San Francisco Hospital, and to Dr. H. W. Allen, Dr. William J. Kerr and Dr. Ernest H. Falconer of the Medical Service at the University of California Hospital.

Case 1.—Hisotry.  —A Danish dressmaker, aged 45, entered the medical service of the University of California Hospital, March 19, 1918, with

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