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October 10, 1908


JAMA. 1908;LI(15):1205-1207. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.25410150009001a

Before reporting a new case and discussing the subject in question I wish to record the subsequent and final history of Case 1, contained in a paper read before the Fifty-third Annual Session of this Association,1 as furnished me through the kindness of Dr. Charles Krusemarck, of this city, who saw the patient in the final stage of the disease. The patient was a German, aged 40, whose affection dated from the summer of 1896, when he bruised his left leg on stepping off a street car. He was under my observation from October, 1899, until July, 1902. In February, 1903, Dr. Krusemarck was called to see him. He was suffering intensely from pains in the limbs, lungs and liver. He appeared very emaciated, although the functions of the stomach and intestines were reported as being good. His temperature was irregularly above normal; pulse weak and frequent. The limbs,

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