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March 11, 1911

PRIMARY ORCHITIS WITH SECONDARY PAROTITIS: THE REVERSE OF METASTATIC MUMPS

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NEW HAMPTON, IA.

JAMA. 1911;LVI(10):742. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.02560100034016

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Abstract

The ease in question is that of a young man, aged 18, in high school.

Dec. 3, 1910, the patient was found in bed with temperature 101 F., pulse 90, complaining of pain and tenderness in the left testicle. I questioned him as to his having had mumps recently, the disease being prevalent at this time. He denied ever having had mumps, lues, gonorrhea, tuberculosis or having received any injury, and could not in any way account for his present trouble.

On examination, I found the left testicle very tender, quite tense, and swollen to about twice its normal size, with no evidence of the usual causes of this condition. My opinion at the time was that the patient must have had a mild attack of mumps, and that his present condition was the sequel. On the usual line of treatment he seemed to improve. Six days afterward the right

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