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June 7, 1924

A CASE OF MYCOTIC ANEURYSM OF THE GLUTEAL ARTERY

Author Affiliations

Cincinnati; Baltimore Instructor in Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and Intern, Cincinnati General Hospital, Respectively
From the West Medical Service, Cincinnati General Hospital.

JAMA. 1924;82(23):1861-1862. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.26520490001012
Abstract

History.  —H. B., a white woman, aged 24, a worker in a box factory, was admitted to the hospital, Sept. 13, 1923, because of pain in the right leg. It began suddenly, September 7, in the right gluteal region and upper portion of the right thigh. The pain was constant, but not severe in the beginning. It slowly descended the leg, and by September 10, was present throughout the entire right leg, from the region of the greater trochanter to the foot; in a general way, it followed the course of the great sciatic nerve. The pain on admission was severe enough to prevent the patient from resting or sleeping, and she was kept comfortable only by the aid of analgesics.The patient's father died of tuberculosis. The family history was otherwise of no importance.The patient had never been in robust health, and she had been in particularly

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