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July 25, 1903

A CASE OF ACUTE, NON-TRAUMATIC, MULTIPLE OSTEO-MYELITISPRODUCED BY THE STREPTOCOCCUS, OCCURRING IN A MALE ADULT.

JAMA. 1903;XLI(4):222-225. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.04480010004002
Abstract

NARRATION OF CASE.  A. H. C., 43 years old, a theatrical manager, was born in France, lived most of his life in England, and had been five years in this country. His family history was negative. His previous history up to 1892 was not noteworthy. Though he had led an irregular life, with much excitement, travel and exposure, he had always been strong and robust. Venereal infection was denied; a moderate use of alcohol admitted. About 20 years ago he broke his left tibia at the junction of the lower and middle thirds, but it had given him no bother since.Ten years ago he had an attack of "left-sided pleurisy" which lasted about six weeks. Though he soon recovered his normal weight and strength, he has since then had more or less pain in his left chest, a harassing cough, an almost constant bloody expectoration and the lower lobe

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