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Clinical Department
March 1922


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Am J Dis Child. 1922;23(3):259-260. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1922.01910390078006

REPORT OF CASE  History.—June 10, 1921, a child was brought to me from one of the small towns of Oregon. The family history was negative. The child weighed 9 pounds at birth, and was breast-fed until 13 months of age. When examined, his age was 15 months; his weight 25 pounds. The child had had an uneventful infancy, and was a fine, happy, contented baby.Examination.—The mother had noticed as soon as she had the care of the child following birth, that the diapers were stained dark brown by the urine. The skin of the diaper area was somewhat excoriated and stained brown. With this exception the physical examination was negative.Urine.—A freshly voided specimen of urine was clear, amber colored and neutral in reaction. It contained no albumin or formed elements. It reduced Fehling's solution, but did not ferment. After standing a few minutes, the urine

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