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September 9, 1911

REPORT OF PRIMARY INFECTION OF BULB SINUS AND JUGULAR IN A WOMAN OF FIFTY-SIX OF s

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ELMIRA, N. Y.

JAMA. 1911;LVII(11):871-873. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260090093005
Abstract

History.  —April 10, 1909, Mrs. H., a woman aged 56, was admitted to the surgical ward of the Arnot-Ogden Hospital. The patient said she had been in poor health for two months past but had kept to her work, which was that of a forewoman in a knitting mill. Two weeks prior to her admission to the hospital, I was asked by her physician to see her in consultation at her home, as she had been ill of influenza for about a week and was having severe pain in the right ear. On examining the ear I found a small perforation in the lower posterior quadrant through which some pus was flowing. The upper part of the drum was highly inflamed and bulging Under local anesthesia I incised this freely and left the after-care of the patient to her physician. I did not see her agian until she was sent in on my service

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