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September 1921


Author Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry, Medical School, University of Minnesota ST. PAUL

Arch NeurPsych. 1921;6(3):263-267. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1921.02190030010002

The two following cases of probable cerebral telangiectasis seem to be of sufficient interest to warrant report.

REPORT OF CASES  Case 1.—History.—A merchant, aged 21 years, was referred by Dr. Ransom of Hancock, Minn., July 14, 1920. The patient's family history was negative except that his father died of diabetes. When 7 years old, he was thrown from a horse and struck on his head, but he remembered no details of the accident; appendectomy was performed on him when he was 14; he denied venereal disease. When 8 years old, while convalescing from an attack of mumps, he had a severe convulsion and remained unconscious for fourteen hours. He recovered and was well for three weeks, when he had another mild attack. Since that time the number of attacks have varied from three in one day to one in six months. He described a typical attack as follows:

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