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Twin Falls, Kansas, June 16, 1883.
Dr. S. Harvey Lambert:
—I will take the liberty to write you a few lines, as I believe I owe you an apology for not writing to you as per agreement, about my wife's illness. Last winter her case developed into one of well-marked stricture of the œsophagus. She thought of coming back to see you about it, but she got bad so fast, and it was so far to come. We tried all the doctors out here in this county, but got no relief, so I took her to Kansas City, Mo., to Drs.—and —, Surgeons of Kansas City Medical College. They passed a bougie down the œspohagus, commencing with small ones and increasing until they passed six different sizes.She had not swallowed any solid food of any kind, not even as large as a pea, for three months and
STRICTURE OF THE ŒSOPHAGUS. JAMA. 1883;I(21):632. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.02390210028012
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