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February 19, 1916


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From the Mayo Clinic.

JAMA. 1916;LXVI(8):566-567. doi:10.1001/jama.1916.02580340022011

After a careful review of literature I have been able to collect reports of only twenty-three cases of lipoma or fibrolipoma of the larynx. In 1899, Garel1 presented a case before the Société française de laryngologie, and he had at that time collected reports of thirteen other cases from literature. In 1901 Garel presented "un cas d'aversion ventriculaire" before the same society. His patient died of pernicious anemia, and at necropsy the fibrolipoma was found. In 1908 the same author reported another case of a large lipoma of the larynx. He had collected reports of six additional cases of Calamida, De Santi, Goebel, Ingals, Meyjes and Laurens. In 1909, Goldstein,2 presented a case of his own with a detailed summary of eleven other cases and a thorough discussion of the etiology and pathology of the condition. As far as I know, these, including the one presented in this

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