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February 18, 1905

PULSATING EXOPHTHALMOS; SUCCESSIVE LIGATION OF BOTH COMMON CAROTID ARTERIES; DEATH.

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PHILADELPHIA.

JAMA. 1905;XLIV(7):536-537. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.92500340024001c
Abstract

Patient.  —S. C., a strong, healthy-looking girl, 22 years of age, applied at the eye dispensary of the Jefferson Medical College Hospital July 30, 1903. She complained of pain in the left eye and left side of the head, and of a constant subjective noise.

History.  —On the evening of July 3 she was struck on the inner angle of the right orbit, between the internal canthus and the nasal bone, by the handle of a heavy butcher knife, thrown from a distance of about 15 feet. Both lids of the right eye were bruised and slightly cut, and the nose bled, but other than these insignificant injuries she suffered no immediate ill effects. On the following day she noticed a noise in the head, which she referred more particularly to the left side. Two weeks later the left eye became prominent.

Examination.  —At the time of the

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