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To the Editor:
—I wish to call attention to the reporting of eases that do not belong to the one reporting them, and to protest against the practice. The Journal (Dec. 31, 1910, p. 2296), contains an article entitled "A Case of Diaphragmatic Hernia." The patient referred to entered my service at Cook County Hospital, Chicago, and was operated on by me for obstruction of the bowels. The case report has been published without my knowledge or consent.[A proof of the above letter was sent to Dr. Bamberger, who replies:]
Ryan L. Reporting the Case of Another. JAMA. 1911;LVI(2):138. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.02560020054026