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Burlington, Iowa, Aug. 25, 1902.
To the Editor:
—I would like to add a brief supplement to my remarks in the discussion of Dr. Sweet's paper at the Saratoga meeting. By reference to these remarks it will be seen that I reported a case of foreign body in the eye in which I felt that the x-ray photography was of the character criticised by Dr. Lippincott in the same discussion. My suspicion of failure in the x-ray work was borne out by the subsequent history of the case, which is as follows:On my return home the 1st of July I found that the eye was becoming soft and shrunken and had every sign of chronic cyclitis. I thereupon enucleated it. The foreign body, which was shown in the picture exhibited, as apparently high up in the globe or in the orbit (as the photographer said) was really
Young HB. The Removal of Foreign Bodies from the Eye. JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(9):501. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480350039013
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