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March 19, 1892

CASES TREATED BY METHYL-VIOLET.Reported to the Kansas City Academy of Medicine, January 2, 1892.

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PROFESSOR OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, UNIVERSITY MEDICAL COLLEGE, KANSAS CITY. MO.

JAMA. 1892;XVIII(12):354-356. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411160012001c

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Abstract

Case 1.—Phlyctenular keratitis or papillary cornetis as treated by methyl-violet. Dosia Huston, age 5 years, was brought for treatment December 11, 1891. History as obtained from the father: "Child has had very sore eyes for over a year; has not been able to open her eyes nor bear any light for several months. Her face has been sore and covered with scabs for a long time. The eyes constantly water, and tears seem to scald the face. She never wants to go in the light, but begs always to stay in the house where it is dark; she lies much of the time with her face on the floor with her sunbonnet on, or face buried in a pillow or on her mother's lap. If up, she goes with hands over the eyes."

The face of the child when brought was covered with a purulent mass of scabs, and the

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