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Centerburg, Ohio, April 11, 1898.
To the Editor:
—On page 717 of the Journal an article appears on the subject of "Eustrongylus Gigas," by Dr. G. W. Morehouse. Having been a neighbor for almost twenty years, and for a number of years the family physician of the patient mentioned, I presume some correction in regard to Dr. M.'s statements might be in order from me. Mr. H. (the patient) is a rather robust man in appearance to the person who would stop with a superficial survey, but to the physician who examines the case will come a revelation, for the man has fatty degeneration and the usual train of general symptoms that follow in the wake of such conditions.He was a cavalryman in the late war, and since the war has been a merchant until a year ago. Prominent among the symptoms of the above named condition is the
Lewis RCM. Eustrongylas Gigas.. JAMA. 1898;XXX(17):995. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02440690055015