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May 27, 1905

HEMIPLEGIA OCCURRING DURING THE THTRD WEEK OF TYPHOID FEVER.

JAMA. 1905;XLIV(21):1685. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.92500480032003b
Abstract

In the Medical Record, Dec. 19, 1903, I reported a case of sudden hemiplegia with aphasia occurring during the fourth week of an attack of typhoid fever in a boy aged five years, and I also referred to several other reported cases. Inasmuch as this complication of typhoid fever seems to be a rare one. I have though it worth while to briefly record the clinical notes of a second case which has since come under my observation.

Patient.  —A married man, aged 38, a bricklayer, habits good, previous history not significant.

History.  —The patient was in the fourth week of a simple uncomplicated attack of typhoid fever, when on Aug. 9, 1904, he developed the hemiplegia to be described. His physician saw him at 5 p. m. on the date mentioned, and noted nothing unusual. He saw the patient again at 9 p. m.

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