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April 21, 1906

PYONEPHROSIS.REPORT OF A CASE IN A NURSING CHILD OF SIX MONTHS. OPERATION, RECOVERY.

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WILKESBARRE, PA.

JAMA. 1906;XLVI(16):1170-1171. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.62510430020003c
Abstract

History.  —Charles S. was born Sept. 8, 1904, was entirely breast-fed and was a typical healthy babe. As far as can be ascertained, no solid food had entered his stomach until the morning of the attack, when he was given a small piece of cracker. The bowels were regular and there was free excretion of apparently healthy urine.On Monday morning, March 6, 1905, about 10 o'clock, he began to cry loudly, as if in intense pain. A laxative and some colic cure were at once administered, and after a couple of hours he was cooing as if nothing unusual had occurred. In the afternoon he was somewhat restless, and all night he was feverish. A laxative and a dose of niter were administered and a moderate response was obtained, with little or no diminution of restlessness.

Examination.  —I saw him on the afternoon of the second day and found

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