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March 2, 1907


Author Affiliations

Associate Professor of Principles and Practice of Medicine, University of Buffalo. BUFFALO, N. Y.

JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(9):774-776. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.25220350032001f

Nov. 2, 1905, Dr. G. W. Wende, Buffalo, referred to me a man with the following history, whom he had been treating for syphilis:

Patient.  —I. A. K., jeweler, single, aged 38, American, with a good family history.

Personal History.  —The man had had measles several times, typhoid in 1892 and diphtheria in 1896 and 1897. In 1888 he had a chancre, and in 1903 syphilitic rhinitis of mild type. For this he has been under treatment. While under my care, he was seen in consultation by Drs. Conrad Diehl, Chas. G. Stockton, G. W. Wende and Nelson G. Russell. Three weeks before consulting me he had had a severe wetting and had taken cold. A week later began to have night sweats, which continued nearly every night. Sweats occurred early in the night. The night before I saw him, he had had two sweats-one early in the night, the

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