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January 8, 1898

NÆVUS OF EYELID, WITH EXTENSIVE SECONDARY CONJUNCTIVAL INVOLVEMENT.

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OPHTHALMIC SURGEON TO THE EPISCOPAL AND SAMARITAN HOSPITALS. PHILADELPHIA, PA.

JAMA. 1898;XXX(2):87-88. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.72440540035002n

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Abstract

I desire to present, somewhat briefly, the history of a case of absorbing interest, which is at present under my professional care, and which by reason of its serious character and great rarity, will form a proper subject for the consideration of the Section.

On Feb. 13, 1897, through the courtesy of my friend, Dr. J. Cardeen Cooper, a female, M. M., aged 18 months, was referred to me for treatment of a nævus of the right upper eyelid. Dr. Cooper has very kindly furnished me with a history of the case, previous to the date of my examination, the child having first come under his observation in June, 1896, five months after birth. At that time there existed on the right upper lid a nævus of the size of a small shin bark, which the mother stated had grown in about two months, as at birth there had existed

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