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December 8, 1900

TUBERCULOSIS OF THE TESTICLE.WITH SPECIAL CONSIDERATION OF ITS CONSERVATIVE TREATMENT.

JAMA. 1900;XXXV(23):1478-1481. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.24620490036001m
Abstract

Case 6.  —Mr. G. L., aged 37 years; occupation, carpenter. Admitted to Alexian Brothers' Hospital Sept. 21, 1897.

Present Illness:  About one year ago patient began to cough and lose flesh. Since then he has coughed continuously, expectoration being at times quite profuse, and occasionally bloody. Loss of flesh has been marked. For some time past he has had afternoon fever, night sweats, loss of appetite and diarrhea. Three years ago he developed an empyema, which was opened and drained by Dr. Murphy. The empyema sinus is still discharging pus. Four months ago patient noticed a small nodule in the right testicle at its posterior and lower portion. This has gradually increased in size, but has caused no pain or other symptoms referable to it. Complains of increased frequency of urination.

Previous History:  No points of interest except those given above.Examination of patient shows physical signs of the conditions

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