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July 15, 1911


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JAMA. 1911;LVII(3):215-218. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260070219015

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ABSTRACT OF DISCUSSION  Dr. G. C. Savage, Nashville: I have seen a number of these cases. Two of the most interesting were in children in whom glioma appeared in both eyes. About ten years ago an unmistakable condition developed in the first eye and the parents of the patient submitted to the enucleation of the eye; and in a few months it developed in the other eye, and they objected for a few days to the removal of the other eye; but it was removed and the child is well. The other case is more recent. The patient died two weeks prior to this meeting. The condition developed in one eye and very properly the parents allowed enucleation to be done. That eye got perfectly well and there was no return on that side up to the death of the child. The trouble developed in the other eye and they

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