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April 27, 1907

EXTENSIVE AVULSION OF SCALP.REPORT OF A CASE TREATED BY PLASTIC REPAIR AND FOLLOWED BY TETANUS WITH RECOVERY.

Author Affiliations

Professor in Clinical Surgery, New York University and Bellevue Hospital Medical College, Surgeon to Harlem Hospital. NEW YORK CITY.

JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(17):1429-1430. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.25220430041002
Abstract

The case forming the text of the following communication illustrates certain points in the treatment of conditions which, while not frequently met, may and do occur in the practice of most surgeons, and, although no new principle is submitted here, the application of accepted ones deserves mention. Following so closely on the excellent summary1 of the treatment of tetanus with serum by Jacobson of Syracuse and Pease of Albany, a discussion of greater length in this connection would burden unnecessarily the literature and serve no useful purpose. In looking over the cases forming the basis of Jacobson's and Pease's work, it would appear that they, like all of us who compile and deduce from the publications of others, were confronted with the fact that most important details are lacking in the reports of cases submitted by the various authors, and if this contribution seems somewhat protracted it must be

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