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December 12, 1885

NOTES ON A CASE OF DISEASE OF THE BRAIN.

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OF OLNEY, ILL.

JAMA. 1885;V(24):649-652. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02391230005002
Abstract

In presenting this case to the Association, I have selected only a few of the many changes of symptoms toms which it presented. I shall purposely omit details, because they do not appear to be necessary to a proper understanding of the structural changes of the case. The treatment did not seem to modify the disease, and therefore I shall not introduce it. The refusal of near relatives to permit an autopsy in the case, which was obscure from first to last, leads me to assert that grave robbery is sometimes justifiable.

Mr. J. R. M. came to my office in August, 1883, asking advice about a small ulcer which was situated on the anterior surface of the middle third of the left leg. He was not quite sure, but thought it was caused by a slight blow. At first it was a slight node, tender to the touch. A

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