Aug. 1, 1901, there came for treatment in the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital E. A., a white boy, 14 years of age, suffering with a chronic suppuration of the left ear which began in early childhood. The boy was of healthy parentage, and had been subject to very little illness during his life.
Six years previously he was operated on at the hospital for postnasal adenoids, but did not continue attendance at the clinic for the treatment of his ear, which had been carelessly neglected by his parents. In the latter part of July, a week before returning to the clinic, he had begun to complain of pain in the left side of his head about the ear and in the left temple, accompanied by fever and occasional irregular chills. He was dull and listless, and appeared to be in a state of febrile depression. His mental condition
KING G. PERISINUSAL ABSCESS OF THE LATERAL SINUSWITH METASTASIS IN LIVER AND STERNO-CLAVICULAR JOINT.. JAMA. 1904;XLII(1):30–32. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.92490460005001h