This is such an unusual case from the pathologic and clinical standpoint that it seems well worth while to report it:
C. E., male, aged 37, seen Aug. 1, 1907.
—Family history was negative, except that the mother had a goiter at the age of 45. Patient stated he had had only the diseases incident to childhood. The present illness dates from April 1, 1907, when he was working in a shop where there was considerable gas and smoke. He developed an irritating cough, but did not expectorate. He also noticed a difference in his breathing, necessitating a little effort to keep his lungs filled. By the middle of May the cough and breathing had become worse. A month later the cough was quite troublesome; he was slightly hoarse and expectorated some mucus. July 15 he quit work and went north, hoping to get rid of the cough.At
SNYDER WH. SARCOMA OF MEDIASTINUM INVADING THYROID.. JAMA. 1908;L(10):766–767. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.25310360028002b
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