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August 23, 1902

Another Case of Cryptorchidism.

JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(8):441. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480340035012

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Bristol, Conn., Aug. 14, 1902.

To the Editor:  —A day or two before I received the August 2 number of The Journal containing Dr. Anthony's case of cryptorchidism, I was called on to make an examination of a person whose wife was about to sue him for divorce on the ground of incompetency. The patient was M. S., 32 years of age, married 9 years, 5 feet 10 inches tall, beardless, voice thin and high pitched, appearing more like a boy of 18 than of his asserted age. On examination, the penis was perfectly formed, though perhaps below the usual size, the scrotum on the left side was empty, the right side contained a small mass which might have been the epididymis, but no testicle, only a small amount of pubic hair. He claimed that he was able to have connection with his wife, but never had an emission. As

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