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April 29, 1974

Weaver's Bottom

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Mount Holly, NJ

JAMA. 1974;228(5):566. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03230300013008

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To the Editor.—  I was surprised to find under the section, "Clinical Characteristics," the remark, "Symptomatically, the patients may have a slight fever and a moderately high erythrocyte sedimentation rate" since fever and sedimentation rate can hardly be described as symptoms.I was also surprised to note that "ischiatic x-ray films, if positive, are incidental." A "positive" x-ray film would be one depicting calcification, which is quite germane rather than incidental.