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March 9, 1895

A CASE OF HYPERTROPHY OF MAMMARY GLANDS.

JAMA. 1895;XXIV(10):358-359. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430100018001g
Abstract

July 19, 1894, Mrs. P., of Lancaster, Wis., was brought to the Presbyterian Hospital by her physician, Dr. F. E. Strong, of Lancaster, who gave me the following history:

"Mrs. P., age 32, had ordinarily good health up to the time of her marriage eight years ago. Began to menstruate at usual time. At 12 years of age had scarlet fever, and when 16 began to have slight irregular pains in both mammary glands. During her first pregnancy when six months advanced, the breasts began to enlarge and became painful. At this time she was very sick with malarial fever and remained so until eight months, when twins were born. Two weeks afterward breasts had resumed their natural size. During second pregnancy they began to enlarge at second month, but did not attain their former size. The child was born at term and nursed from the nipple, which the first

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