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December 23, 1922


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JAMA. 1922;79(26):2146-2149. doi:10.1001/jama.1922.02640260018007

The amount of work which has been done on the subject of hay-fever, and the voluminous literature which has accumulated so rapidly in the last few years, have done much to place the care of this disease on a satisfactory basis and to permit hay-fever to be classed, at last, as a curable disease. Those who have had most to do with this work are the first to admit that there is much yet to be learned and that the methods employed are not yet entirely perfected. Since no reports on this work have appeared from this locality, and because our findings do not in every particular parallel those reported by some observers, we are venturing to present the observations of the last two years, covering a series of ninety patients.

These patients have all been resident in northern Texas and, with one exception, within a radius of 100 miles