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November 11, 1905

CLINICAL REPORTS OF SOME OF THE RARER FORMS OF HYSTERIA.

Author Affiliations

Physician to St. Francis Hospital for the Insane, Alienist St. Joseph's Hospital. PITTSBURG, PA.

JAMA. 1905;XLV(20):1497-1498. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.52510200043003a
Abstract

Case 1.  —Hilda M., aged 4, was admitted to the St. Joseph's Hospital of Pittsburg October, 1904.

History.  —Mother died of tuberculosis; father healhty. She has always been delicate. She had typhoid fever at the age of 2½ years. Has a very bad temper, which is partially inherited. She has lived at various places, and has never been controlled. At times she is a lovely child, but when in a fit of temper nothing will induce her to smile. She is very thin, pale and delicate looking. She is poorly developed, with some marks of degeneracy.The accompanying chart will show the hyperpyrexia suffered during one of the nervous attacks to which she is subject.

Case 2.  —Katie H., aged 24, who had always lived at home; domestic; came to me in October, 1904.

History.  —She has had stomach trouble and neuralgic headaches for two years. Three years ago she

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