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January 23, 1886

THE PULMONARY COMPLICATIONS OF TYPHOID FEVER.

Author Affiliations

BOSTON, MASS.

JAMA. 1886;VI(4):86-88. doi:10.1001/jama.1886.04250010094002
Abstract

TYPHOID FEVER COMPLICATED RY CIRCUMSCRIBED PNEUMONIA. 

Case I.  Miss G., 25 years old, was seen November 10, 1884. The temperature was 104.5°, the pulse 108, and the respiration 32. For five days she had been feeling poorly, and had suffered with headache and nausea. She had a chill and there had been some cough. The tongue was heavily coated. The bowels were regular. On examining the chest a region of dulness was found at the base of the right lung in front. The dulness did not extend above the nipple, and was not marked. In the back it was wanting. Over this area moist râles with slightly prolonged expiratory sounds could be heard. Before the present illness there had been no cough.The abdomen was slightly tympanitic, and there was slight tenderness in the left iliac region.November ii. On the following day the temperature rose to 105.2°. Diarrhœa and

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