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July 14, 1906

REPORT OF A CASE OF BRAIN TUMOR.

Author Affiliations

Pathologist Central Indiana Hospital for the Insane.; Assistant Physician Central Indiana Hospital for the Insane. INDIANAPOLIS.

JAMA. 1906;XLVII(2):101-103. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.25210020021002e
Abstract

The following case is considered of sufficient interest to report: 1. Because of the extreme rarity of this form of growth. 2. Because of the extreme size to which it grew. 3. Because it offers a typical illustration of nearly all, if not all of the effects of a slowly developing intracranial growth. 4. Because of the clinical manifestations shown.

CLINICAL REPORT BY DR. MACDONALD. 

Patient.  —H. B., aged 36, was admitted to the Central Indiana Hospital for the Insane, October, 1898, was discharged September, 1902, as improved. Re-admitted Dec. 30, 1904.

Family History.  —Parents living and in fair health. One maternal uncle epileptic, one cousin insane.

Personal History.  —There was no report of severe illness or injury in childhood. At the age of 16 he developed major epilepsy, which was attributed to a sun stroke. Ten years later his left eyeball became abnormally prominent, but observation is faulty as

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