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October 19, 1907

REPORT OF A CASE OF INTRACRANIAL TUMOR RESULTING FROM TRAUMATISM.

Author Affiliations

Attending Neurologist to the Lebanon Hospital; Consulting Neurologist to the Harlem Hospital. NEW YORK CITY.

JAMA. 1907;XLIX(16):1361-1362. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.25320160039003
Abstract

Symptoms indicating the presence of a brain tumor are often ascribed to a remote blow or fall on the head. Their etiologic relationship is usually obscure. The development of an intracranial growth as the direct result of traumatism is a rare occurrence. Hence, the report of this unusual case:

Patient.  —A man, 25 years of age, was admitted to the neurologic service of the Lebanon Hospital Jan. 4, 1906, with the following history:

History.  —Two years ago he received a fist-blow over the right temple, which did not seem to affect him very much, and was not followed by any immediate symptoms. During the following six months he complained of severe pain extending over the right side of the face, frontal and temporal regions. Paroxysmal attacks of headache accompanied by vomiting, and lasting several hours, occurred every morning on awaking. This continued for seven months and he was more or

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