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March 23, 1907

CASES PRESENTING SYMPTOMS OF BRAIN DISEASE.

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PHILADELPHIA.

JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(12):1026-1027. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.25220380042002
Abstract

The following cases, illustrating different phases of cerebellar disease, are considered worthy of record:

I. A CASE OF HYSTERIA PRESENTING SYMPTOMS OF CEREBELLAR DISEASE. 

Patient.  —A tailor, aged 42, presented himself on account of difficulty in walking a few weeks after the removal of several teeth, one of which was carious, for the relief of swelling of the face. In addition he had suffered fright two weeks previously from having remained for a short time alone in a house in which a close friend had died. The man walked like a drunken person, with a tendency to fall to the right in consequence of a sense of weakness of the entire right side of the body. He had a feeling as though he would fall, and he had difficulty in arising from the sitting posture. The right chest felt as though it were grasped in a vice, and there was

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