[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.197.90.95. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Other Articles
September 1911

A CASE OF INFECTION OF THE NEW-BORN

Author Affiliations

WASHINGTON. D. C.

Am J Dis Child. 1911;II(3):210-211. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1911.04100090063005
Abstract

Infections of the new-born are sufficiently common so that the report of a case seems scarcely warranted. On the other hand, the avenue of entrance often cannot be recognized clinically and the case in hand is of interest because the post-mortem examination alone demonstrated the portal of entry; and not only the portal of entry, but the fact that absence of signs in certain cases is of little value.

History.  —I was called about 11:30 p. m. April 13, 1911, to see a ten-day-old baby because the left hand had, during the evening, become red and the temperature had risen to 103 F. The history is as follows:H. B. was born of healthy parents April 3, 1911, and weighed 7 pounds 14 ounces. The labor lasted twelve hours and was normal in every particular, except that the membrane had to be ruptured. The cord was protected in the usual

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×