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December 1930

THROMBOSIS OF THE CAROTID AND MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERIES WITH BILATERAL HEMORRHAGIC OPTIC NEURITIS

Author Affiliations

New York

From the Neurological and Ophthalmological Service of Montefiore Hospital.

Arch NeurPsych. 1930;24(6):1245-1246. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1930.02220180142012
Abstract

History.  —A. W., a man, aged 55, married, a brush maker, who was born in Austria, was admitted to the Montefiore Hospital on Feb. 6, 1930, with a right hemiplegia and aphasia. The family and past history was without significance. He had been suffering from an infection of the large toe on the right foot during July, 1929. In August, when the infection was beginning to clear up, he began to complain of daily spells of headache, dizziness and a feeling of nausea. Between August and September, he lost consciousness on three occasions. He would fall suddenly and would have to be picked up and brought home. Following these episodes the patient knew that he had been unconscious. He complained of dimness of vision, and black and white spots appeared before the eyes. There was no diplopia. One day in October he returned home from work, felt tired and went

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