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Clinical Department
September 1922

A CASE OF MYELOID CHLOROMA

Author Affiliations

DULUTH, MINN.
From the Duluth Clinic.

Am J Dis Child. 1922;24(3):239-246. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1922.04120090062009
Abstract

Cases of chloroma are sufficiently rare to warrant reports of individual cases, particularly if of the myeloid variety, as the literature shows they are of less frequent occurrence than the lymphatic form.

REPORT OF CASE 

History.  —K. F., a boy, aged 18 months, the youngest child of three, born of healthy American parents, breast fed, was always well, except for an intestinal indigestion with diarrhea at 10 months, a double otitis media at 14 months, and an acute digestive disturbance at 17 months due to indiscretions in diet.Aug. 30, 1919, the child was brought to the Clinic because of extreme irritability, restlessness at night, puffiness about the eyes and a swelling which had appeared on the left side of the head between the eye and the ear. Examination showed in addition, an enlarged gland at the angle of the jaw on the left side. There was a slight digestive

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