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December 21, 1918


Author Affiliations

(Louisville) Major, M. C., U. S. Army; Camp Venereal Officer. Camp Pike, Little Rock, Ark.

JAMA. 1918;71(25):2055-2056. doi:10.1001/jama.1918.26020510001009

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This case was referred to the urologic department, July 1, 1918, for confirmation by Major H. C. Loos, chief of the surgical service at Camp Bowie.

The man in question was discovered by Major Loos at a local garage, where he was employed as a mechanic. After questioning the man and hearing his history, Major Loos was interested enough to have him report to the base hospital for examination. The case has since been presented to the Clinical Society of the Base Hospital, Camp Bowie, for examination.

G. E. M., aged 19, of San Benito, Texas, presented a negative family and personal history other than that his father had died of typhoid ten years before.

He had had gonorrhea twice, the first time at 17 years, and again six months before we saw him. The first time he knew he was other than normal was two years before, when on

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