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J. H. H., 23 years old, consulted the writer on Sept. 5,1889, stating that he suffered from a very peculiar form of disease of the nervous system for which he had been examined and treated during the past two years by a large number of prominent physicians. He was in good physical condition, attended to his business as a salesman regula[ill] [ill] had no discomfort, except slight headache, until [ill] [ill] for which he wished treatment came on, two [ill] [ill]; since that time, at intervals varying from two [ill] to two months, he had had attacks, the onset of [ill] [ill] a violent headache coming on suddenly and without an premonition and followed by loss of all conscious mental action. The patient had no recollection, when recovering from the attack, of anything except the intial headache. The time during which he remained in the state of conscious mental inactivity
JOHNSON WB. EPILEPSY CURED BY TENOTOMY OF THE OCULAR MUSCLES. JAMA. 1895;XXV(25):1096. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430510032003g
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