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Waukegan, Ill., Jan. 6, 1898.
To the Editor:
—J. F. M. is 13 years old, and is usually in good health. He is myopic and his eyes are elongated antero-posteriorly. The pupils are exactly alike, ellipto-oval in shape, the pointed portion of the pupil being downward like a snake's eye. The mother thinks the boy is "marked." While she was pregnant, a few months before his birth, she was frightened by a snake and for weeks afterward she fancied she could see that snake's eyes.Is the boy "marked"? Respectfully,
Carter JMG. Birth Mark? JAMA. 1898;XXX(3):162–163. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02440550050022
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