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April 22, 1905

LATERAL CURVATURE IN AN INFANT ELEVEN MONTHS OLD.

Author Affiliations

Registrar to the Medical Dispensary of the Children's Hospital. PHILADELPHIA.

JAMA. 1905;XLIV(16):1281. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.92500430043003a
Abstract

Patient.  —Sarah D., aged 11 months, was brought to the medical dispensary of the Children's Hospital, in Dr. J. Madison Taylor's service, Jan. 4, 1905.

Family History.  —The father is living and well. The mother is living, but suffers from endometritis, and is of a nervous disposition. She has been married ten years and in that time has had four miscarriages, three premature births and two full-term infants.

History.  —The child was born at term, after an easy labor, lasting one hour; no forceps were used. The child had no deformity at birth. She was fed exclusively on breast milk until six months old, and since then, besides the breast milk, she has been given milk and crackers, meat broth and mashed potatoes. With the exception of an attack of enteritis when six months old the child has never been ill. Since then she

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