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March 26, 1887


JAMA. 1887;VIII(13):364. doi:10.1001/jama.1887.02391380028013

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Dear Sir:  —A paper under the above title recently appeared in The Journal which called out some comment to which the author has objected in the last issue (March 19). In this last note he seems to have gone quite as far as the reviewer in refuting his former claims.From the comprehensiveness of the title and from the tenor of his paper one would naturally suppose he had some information to impart about asthma, but he now claims that he was not writing about asthma, but about "a rarer form of the disease." Every laryngologist, and probably nearly every general practitioner, knows that cauterization of the turbinated bodies will cure rare cases of asthma.If the gentleman had entitled his paper "A Case of Asthma Benefited by Treatment," and had confined his subsequent remarks to a statement of facts as pointed out in the review, he would not have

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