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March 12, 1892


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JAMA. 1892;XVIII(11):319-320. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411150009001e

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Mr. T. P., aged 22, on October 11, 1885, about the middle of the afternoon, while in company with another young man, was driving a buggy along the line of the Wabash railway near Palmer, 111., when the horse took fright at a passing train and ran off, upset the buggy and threw them both out; T. P. alighted upon his hands and head. On examination there was found on him a slight laceration of the skin just below the right corner of the mouth and a small contusion of the right cheek. The right elbow was enormously swollen on the inner and anterior side just below the crease of the elbow joint, or rather where the crease should be; the arm was bent outward, i. e., convex on the inner side and concave on the outer side. The head of the radius ivas found to be under the tendons

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