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May 18, 1907


JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(20):1679. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.25220460035004i

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Two cases of this disease are reported in The Journal February 9 and March 30. I wish to add a third case:

Patient.  —On July 22, 1906, Mr. W., aged 40, married, one child, healthy up to the present, consulted me for the first time.

History.  —The case dates back to injury to the right testicle by a baseball during high-school days. Pain and swelling followed the injury, and atrophy followed the subsidence of the local symptoms. The left testicle was normal. The man became reconciled to his injury, and being fully developed in every respect, paid no further attention to the deformity until the beginning of July, 1906, when his attention was drawn to it by a feeling of fulness and slight uneasiness of the atrophied organ. His family history is good. I advised close watching of the parts. On September 20 I again examined the patient, finding the

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