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November 12, 1927

FRONTAL LOBE TUMOR: A CASE SIMULATING EPIDEMIC ENCEPHALITIS, WITH PARKINSON'S SYNDROME

JAMA. 1927;89(20):1674-1676. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690200026009
Abstract

A painter, aged 29, was admitted to the City Hospital, Sept. 20, 1926, complaining of headache and pain in the neck, which had lasted for eight weeks.

Early in 1925 he had had a mild attack of grip and had been in bed for two weeks with fever, cough and malaise. In the middle of 1926 he began to have frightful headaches, which, however, disappeared at night. He could not walk very well; every turn made his head ache. He had not had diplopia, except on one occasion, and never had had vertigo. He was somewhat sleepy and had a mild fever. Two weeks after the onset of this condition, he left his job and had to go to bed, sleeping most of the time. He was taken to Bellevue Hospital, September 14, and admitted to the psychopathic ward. While there he did not show any peculiarity of behavior, except

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