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March 25, 1911

ANGIOSARCOMA OF THE LIVER IN AN INFANT

JAMA. 1911;LVI(12):873. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.02560120013005
Abstract

Case.  —Baby N., born April 10, 1910; male, second child.

Family History.  —The history of the father and mother, as well as that of the grandparents on either side, showed absolutely no record of malignant growths. The mother's age was 28; that of the father 32.

Past History.  —The child was delivered instrumentally, due to inertia uteri. It had no deformities and seemed to grow normally until the third week.

Present History.  —Three weeks after the birth of the child, while the mother was bathing it, she noticed that the child's abdomen was somewhat protuberant. One week later the child was brought to me for this reason alone. No other symptoms of disease had been noticed; the local condition was evidently as yet causing the child no inconvenience. The stools were normal and digestion good. The child was breast-fed.

Examination.  —The child was somewhat pale and languid. The head and

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