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September 30, 1893

CEREBELLUM CYST—ANTE-MORTEM DIAGNOSIS.Read in the Section of Neurology and Medical Jurisprudence, at the Forty-fourth Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association.

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JAMA. 1893;XXI(14):481-482. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420660011001b

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For the history of this case and the pleasure of having made the observation, I am indebted to my friend, Dr. Linus T. McAdam of Buffalo, N. Y.:

Name, Jacob M.; age, 36 years; height, five feet seven inches; weight, 170 pounds; complexion fair; constitution robust, well developed. Antecedents, nothing of particular note was elicited; family history good.

Early History.—The patient passed through infancy and adolescence, without any serious illness; never contracted syphilis or gonorrhea. Some years ago he suffered a slight attack of insolation from which, however, he seemed to have fully recovered.

Present History.—On October 23,1892, the patient consulted Dr. McAdam for pain in back of the head, dizziness, nausea, peculiar revolving sensations in his head and on standing or while walking an inclination to be drawn backward. So strong were these last sensations that while the patient was in bed he would be compelled to turn on

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