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March 18, 1905

Clinical Report.

JAMA. 1905;XLIV(11):874-875. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02500380038003

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PAPILLOMATOUS GROWTHS OCCURRING IN THE LARYNX OF THE CHILD.  L. D. BROSE, M.D., Ph.D.Oculist and Aurist, St. Mary's Hospital.EVANSVILLE, IND.Because of the greater danger to life through suffocation and the greater difficulty encountered in the removal of these growths in the child than in the adult, this subject is especially deserving of consideration alike by the general practitioner and by the specialist.

Case 1.  —T. E., aged 11, was sent to me Nov. 6, 1902, by Dr. W. F. Hall of McLeansboro.

History.  —The patient had been singularly free from the diseases of childhood and has always had good health. For the past eighteen months he has been hoarse, and for twelve months his voice has been reduced to a whisper. For six months he frequently has been aroused from sleep by attacks of choking and inability "to get his breath," and now, even in his waking

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