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April 1930

MULTIPLE TUBERCULOMAS AND INFARCTIONS OF THE BRAIN: REPORT OF A CASE

Author Affiliations

Cleveland Hanna Research Fellow in Pathology

From the Institute of Pathology, Western Reserve University, and the Babies' and Children's Hospital.

Arch NeurPsych. 1930;23(4):795-797. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1930.02220100179014
Abstract

Tuberculous arteritis of the cerebral arteries in tuberculous meningitis is not uncommon, but an associated thrombosis with infarction of the brain is of sufficient rarity to warrant this report.

REPORT OF CASE 

History.  —A colored girl, aged 5I/2, was admitted to the Babies' and Children's Hospital because of cough and fever of two weeks' duration. The history of birth was normal. Development and dentition were retarded. The past history was unimportant, except for measles one year before.

Examination.  —The child was fairly well nourished and well developed, with a dry, scaly skin covered by a follicular papular eruption. The cervical lymph nodes were slightly enlarged. There was a purulent discharge from the nose. The percussion note over the right side of the chest was impaired, and there were numerous moist crepitant râles in this region. The heart was normal, except for a rough systolic murmur at the apex. There was

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