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October 19, 1907

CASE OF SALIVARY CALCULUS IN WHARTON'S DUCT.

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LOUISVILLE, KY.

JAMA. 1907;XLIX(16):1363. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.25320160041003b
Abstract

Salivary calculi are sufficiently rare to justify reporting the following interesting case:

History.  —C. A. P., aged 22, consulted me Aug. 4, 1907, giving the following history: Trouble began five years previously with pain and swelling on right side of face and neck about angle of jaw. This disappeared by use of astringent washes in a few days. From that time up to one week ago he had always had slight swelling at angle of jaw on right side and some tenderness at all times. This quiescent stage would be interrupted by attacks of swelling and pain which, while always relieved by simple measures, had of late been increasing in number and severity. Patient could offer no explanation for his condition. There was no history of injury and his previous history was negative. Patient was otherwise in good general health. The present attack commenced one week before I saw him,

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