—An unmarried colored man, 32 years old, employed as a waiter, was admitted to the Polyclinic Hospital on account of severe cough, which had been present for four or five months, together with frequent expectoration of viscid mucoid material and pain in the side of the chest on coughing and on deep inspiration. His condition grew gradually worse, and five weeks before coming under observation he was compelled to give up work on account of persistent cough, weakness and loss of flesh. Four days before admission to the hospital he suddenly became much worse, with the development of pain in the back and the side and a feeling of compression in the precordium and shortness of breath, while the previous symptoms continued with increasing severity.
—On admission the temperature was 98°, the pulse 112, the respirations 48. Respiration was labored and the expansion of the left side of
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