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September 1920

A CASE OF PRIAPISM RESULTING FROM RAPIDLY SPREADING MYXOSARCOMA WITH GENERALIZED METASTASES

Author Affiliations

ANN ARBOR, MICH.
From the Department of Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases, University of Michigan.

Am J Dis Child. 1920;20(3):211-221. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1920.01910270059006
Abstract

REPORT OF CASE  Raymond G. (Case 5140), schoolboy, aged 9 years, entered the pediatric service of the University Hospital March 4, 1920. His chief complaints were lameness and stiffness of the back and neck; stiffness and difficulty in moving the left upper extremity; priapism, which had been persistent for about three weeks; some difficulty in swallowing and in articulating his words because of stiffness of the face muscles and inability to open his mouth freely; disturbed vision; headache situated in the right supraorbital region; difficulty in starting micturition, but no pain.Family History.—The father, who is a laborer, had an accident six years ago last June: "Some ribs were broken and also his collar bone in two places." December, 1919, he had three marked hemorrhages in twenty-four hours which were thought to have been pulmonary. None since. "He is just as well now as he was before he had

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