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September 23, 1893

Does Tuberculin Scatter Tuberculosis?AN OPEN LETTER TO DR. HEATWOLE OF GOSHEN, IND., FROM DR. DENISON OF DENVER, COL.

JAMA. 1893;XXI(13):463-464. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420650029002

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Abstract

Dear Doctor:  —The following are two extracts from the Goshen Daily News of Sept. 4, which some one has kindly sent to me. The cuttings are here transposed from their relative positions in the obituary notice, "A good citizen gone," so that the postmortem, which is what I wish to discuss, comes first:

"A Post Mortem.  —This forenoon Dr. Heatwole conducted an autopsy on the body of the late George N. Thomas, assisted by Drs. Bowser, Latta, Ash, Irwin, Miller, Johnson and Whitmer. It confirmed the diagnosis of the case, and revealed the fact that the Koch treatment had stopped the progress of the disease on the lungs, but had scattered it all over the glandular system, finally attacking the spine and brain which was the immediate cause of death."The growth just under the knee proved to be a solid gland, five by seven inches, and had invaded the

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