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February 7, 1891

THE CLINIC.

JAMA. 1891;XVI(6):194-198. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410580014002

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Abstract

LARYNGEAL PAPILLOMATA IN A CHILD THREE YEARS OF AGE; ENDOLARYNGEAL REMOVAL.  A Clinical Lecture in the Rush Medical College, Chicago, Oct., 1890.BY E. FLETCHER INGALS, A.M., M.D.,PROFESSOR OF LARYNGOLOGY.

Gentlemen:  I have to show you to-day a little boy who was recently sent to me from New Mexico because of aphonia and difficulty in respiration. The mother gives me the following history: The boy, who is now 3 years of age, has never been able to speak aloud, and was always troubled with difficulty in breathing whenever he took cold, indeed there has been something peculiar in his respiration ever since birth. When he was 2 years of age the parents noticed enlarged tonsils, which it was thought might be the cause of his difficulty in breathing. He was then taken to a physician who gave him some local and internal treatment, with the hope of reducing the

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