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May 2, 1903

A CASE OF BRAIN ABSCESSDUE TO LATENT TYPHOID INFECTION; OPERATION; DEATH FROM CARDIAC COMPLICATION.

Author Affiliations

Professor of Clinical Medicine, Fort Wayne College of Medicine.

Professor of Surgery and Gynecology, Fort Wayne College of Medicine. FORT WAYNE, IND.

JAMA. 1903;XL(18):1205-1206. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.92490180023001h
Abstract

MEDICAL HISTORY AND DIAGNOSIS BY DR. M'CASKEY.  The following case was referred by Dr. G. M. LaSalle of Wabash, Ind., Sept. 20, 1902:A. T., laborer, aged 44. His health had always been good up to the time of his present illness, excepting that three years ago he had his nose broken on the left side by a vicious sheep which butted him with its horns. He was not entirely unconscious, but was severely stunned and the nasal bones badly broken, but he apparently recovered from the injury without incident. He said that his present trouble began three months ago, but close questioning elicited the fact that there had been a variable amount of head pain for about five months, which was mostly in the right eye and over the right side of the head. This head pain, undoubtedly, was the initial symptom of the brain lesion

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