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March 5, 1898


JAMA. 1898;XXX(10):570-571. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02440620058033

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Chicago Medical Society.  —A clinical meeting was held Feb. 23, 1898, with the President, Dr. Fernand Henrotin, in the Chair. Dr. Daniel R. Brower exhibited four cases of exophthalmic goiter in a family of six children. The four children had tachycardia, pulsating goiters, and one of them marked exophthalmus. Dr. G. W. Johnson exhibited a case of tabes dorsalis with Charcot's ankle joint. The man was 45 years of age, single, and a sail-maker by occupation. He gave a history of having had a chancre sixteen years ago, also of a second syphilitic infection seven years ago. He also exhibited a case of syringomyelia. The patient was a Swede, 39 years of age, unmarried, and a molder by occupation. Dr. L. D. Baldwin showed a Chinaman with an ulcerative syphilitic process on the face. Dr. N. Senn presented two cases in which transcapular amputation was performed for periosteal sarcoma. Dr.

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