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December 4, 1897

A RARE CASE OF CIRCUMSCRIBED TRAUMATIC ANEURYSM OF THE RIGHT INTERNAL CAROTID ARTERY WITHIN THE CRANIUM, WITH RECOVERY AFTER OPERATION.

Author Affiliations

Senior Surgeon Eye and Ear Department Central Free Dispensary; Ophthalmologist to the Neurologic Clinic and Assistant to the Chair of Ophthalmology, Rush Medical College. CHICAGO.

JAMA. 1897;XXIX(23):1154-1156. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440490020001i
Abstract

A Chinaman, Chan Ling, aged 36 years, was referred to me as a private patient Feb. 12, 1897, with the following history: About eighteen months before (September, 1895) he had been felled to the sidewalk by a shoulder blow, striking on the occiput. He got up at once and walked home, a distance of one block and laid down for about ten minutes. During this time he says his head "awful hurt." There was no history of unconsciousness nor bleeding from nose, mouth or ears; no ecchymosis of eyelids or conjunctivæ. The day following the fall he felt well and went to his work as usual and continued at it for seven months, apparently unhurt, save one exception, which he failed to mention until after its discovery by myself on examination. At this period, he states, both eyes began to redden, the right one becoming worse in this respect, and

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