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December 7, 1889

A RARE CASE OF PRIMARY LYMPHOID TUMOR SPRINGING FROM THE FLOOR OF THE RIGHT PYRIFORM SINUS. REMOVAL THROUGH THE NATURAL PASSAGES. PERMANENT RECOVERY.Read in the Section of Laryngology and Otology, at the Fortieth Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, June, 1889.

Author Affiliations

PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN LARYNGOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION; PHYSICIAN IN CHARGE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LARYNGOLOGY AND RHINOLOGY IN THE JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL DISPENSARY; CLINICAL PROFESSOR OF DISEASES OF THE THROAT AND NOSE IN THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND; AMERICAN EDITOR OF THE JOURNAL OF LARYNGOLOGY AND RHINOLOGY; SURGEON TO THE BALTIMORE EYE, EAR AND THROAT CHARITY HOSPITAL, ETC.

JAMA. 1889;XIII(23):801-802. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02401190007002a
Abstract

Mr. C, æt. 42, 5 ft. 10 in. high, weight 220 lbs., of Leesburg, Va., a prominent divine of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, consulted me May 4,. 1885, on account of an obstruction in the throat which seriously interfered with his vocation as a public speaker and which, when he assumed the recumbent posture, threatened suffocation from pressure on the windpipe.

Mr. C. was otherwise in perfect health and could assign no cause for the existing state of affairs. Deliberate and natural in his style of declamation, he had occupied the pulpit without detriment to his vocal organs for over twenty years. Although convinced that the trouble causing the obstruction originated at an earlier date, the first time he felt sure there was anything the matter with his throat was about eight months prior to the time at which he came to me for advice. At that period he

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