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February 21, 1903

Clinical Report.

JAMA. 1903;XL(8):517-519. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.02490080035003

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INCISED WOUND OF WRIST,  RESULTING IN PARTIAL DIVISION OF MEDIAN NERVE AND COMPLETE DIVISION OF NEARLY ALL OF FLEXOR TENDONS OF RIGHT HAND.W. P. VERITY, M.D., AND R. L. LARSEN, Ph.D. M.D.CHICAGO.The following case is of great interest, from many points of view, especially on account of the circumstances surrounding the etiology, course, treatment and results obtained. The case is one which, in many instances, has often called for repeated and drastic efforts in restoring the pathologic conditions to the normal. The short space of time involved, in which a doubtful result has turned out to be a surprisingly perfect one, is worthy of note.A boy, Albert P., aged 10 years, resident of this city, came to Dr. Verity's office, June 22, 1901, and showed his injured member. He was accompanied by his mother, who was very anxious to know what could be done to

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