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September 26, 1891

SUBGLOTTIC NEOPLASMS.Read in the Section of Laryngology and Otology, at the Forty-second Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, Washington, D. C.

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JAMA. 1891;XVII(13):470-475. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410910010001e

From clinical experience in hospital and private practice in diseases of the nose and throat, including a large number of cases, it seems evident to me that disease of the larynx and trachea of any description is not so frequently met with in New York, as the records of foreign, especially German and French, experience would lead us to believe. Neoplasms of the larynx are certainly not as frequently met with, either benign or malignant, as they are in Europe, or else they are given an undue prominence in foreign literature. While it may be true that benign laryngeal neoplasms exist in the proportion of 1 to ½ percent, of all laryngeal cases in this country, laryngeal affections in general are much less common than abroad. This personal opinion may not be sustained by the experience of other Americans, but there is reason to believe that I am not alone

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