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Article
August 11, 1906

TREATMENT OF SARCOMA OF THE NASOPHARYNX BY INJECTIONS OF ADRENALIN.

JAMA. 1906;XLVII(6):430-433. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.25210060034002g
Abstract

The prognosis of sarcoma of the nasopharynx is so uniformly bad that any treatment that offers hope for either the amelioration of the symptoms or a possibility of cure deserves our attention. Having recently had an opportunity of trying a remedy in an inoperable and unfavorable case of sarcoma of the rhinopharynx with encouraging results, I wish to present the method employed to the fellows of this Association with the hope that it may be found worthy of further trial in other cases. The treatment employed was first suggested by Mahu,1 in 1903, and recently used in a case of carcinoma of the rhinopharynx by Berdier and Falabert2 with very marked benefit.

Patient.  —Mrs. B. G., aged 22, married seven months, was sent to me Jan. 19, 1906, by Dr. G. E. Turrill, of Cleveland, Ohio. Her mother was living and well; her father had died of erysipelas

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