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April 1, 1911

HYPERPLASTIC TUBERCULOSIS OF THE CECUM AND COLON: REPORT OF CASE

Author Affiliations

MILLEDGEVILLE, GA.

JAMA. 1911;LVI(13):955-956. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.02560130019008

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Abstract

Cases of hyperplastic tuberculosis of the cecum are still rare enough to be of interest; hence the following case is recorded.

Patient.  —F. H., colored woman, aged 30, was admitted to the State Sanitarium Aug. 15, 1905; weight 121 pounds; height 5 feet 10 inches; pupils rather small but react normally; patella reflexes increased; pulse temporarily increased; some suppression of breath sounds over left apex; abdomen soft and lax; external genitals congested; laceration of the cervix and perineum. Mental diagnosis, dementia præcox. The patient was inclined to be seclusive and did not enter into voluntary conversation as a rule. She took no interest in her surroundings and was untidy, but not filthy. The family and personal history as obtained from the patient was not reliable. The following notes were made on physical condition from time to time.

Course of Disease.  —Feb. 12, 1906: Chain of enlarged glands on left side

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