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July 29, 1911

THREE UNUSUAL BRONCHOSCOPIC CASES: A. TUMOR IN THE BRONCHUS. B. TRACHEAL STENOSIS. C. TRACHEAL SCLEROMA

Author Affiliations

Laryngologist, Mount Sinai Hospital; Chief of the Nose, Throat and Ear Department, Mount Sinai Hospital Dispensary NEW YORK

JAMA. 1911;LVII(5):392-393. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260070396012
Abstract

Case 1.  —Margaret I. W., aged 3 years, was referred to me Sept. 16, 1910, by Dr. Linn Emerson, presenting the following history:

History.  —At the age of eleven days she had a sudden attack of obstruction to her breathing, which yielded to treatment after a short time. Until January of the present year, she had been well. At this time she had an attack of grippe followed by a spasmodic cough, the latter remaining ever since. July 4, she had an attack of measles, and on the 25th her breathing became interfered with that emphysema of the neck and body appeared, lasting several days. At the present time breathes with a loud expiratory effort day and night. Has chronic constipation, prolapsus ani, and a capricious appetite.

Examination.  —Child is well nourished and has good color. There is a peculiar, loud respiration showing interference with the expiratory act. The respirations

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