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April 20, 1912

CONTRIBUTION TO THE SURGERY OF BONES, JOINTS AND TENDONS

Author Affiliations

President of the American Medical Association CHICAGO

JAMA. 1912;LVIII(16):1178-1189. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04260040194005

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Abstract

An encapsulated chondrosarcoma of the upper end of the tibia followed a trauma. It did not involve the articular end of the bone for its entire transverse diameter, but it did involve it fully at the internal tuberosity. All of the diseased tissue was removed, but the epiphyseal line and the portion of the epiphysis close to the fibula were retained.

SARCOMA OF TIBIA 

Case 8.—Patient.  —N. M., a girl aged 14, was admitted to Mercy Hospital Nov. 2, 1911. Family history was negative. Patient had the ordinary diseases of childhood; no rheumatism; no typhoid; no scarlet fever; no diphtheria. She had an attack of tonsillitis three years ago; good recovery; no complications.

Present Trouble.  —About three years ago she fell from a porch railing, a distance of about about feet, and injured her right leg just below the knee, but paid no attention to it. About three or

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