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July 1943

MASSACHUSETTS EYE AND EAR INFIRMARYSelected Cases Reported at the Regular Weekly Clinical Meetings During 1942

Arch Otolaryngol. 1943;38(1):88-93. doi:10.1001/archotol.1943.00670040097013

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Abstract

Mucocele of Frontal Sinus: Report of Three Cases. Dr. H. G. Tobey, Dr. Philip Mysel and Dr. E. J. Halton. 

CASE 1  Dr. E. J. Halton: A white woman aged 68 entered the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary on Jan. 12, 1942 with a history of pain and swelling of the right eye of one year's duration. She had had "sinus trouble" for eleven years. In 1936 two polyps were removed from the right nasal cavity. One year prior to admission, after a "cold," there developed swelling of the eyelids and intermittent pain over the right side of the head. In the past few months this pain and swelling have been more severe.The right eye presented swelling and ptosis of the upper lid, with narrowing of the palpebral fissure. Beneath the supraorbital rim there was a moderately firm, slightly tender mass which pushed the globe downward, outward and slightly

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