This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.
Mr. President and Gentlemen of the Kansas State Medical Society: It is indeed difficult for one whose time is so fully occupied with the practice of a specialty, limited as is the one I represent, to prepare a paper which will afford scope for discussion in a society of general practitioners.
Atrophie rhinitis under its proper name, or under that of its principal symptom, ozæna, is a subject too extensively and thoroughly treated of in text-books and in general literature to make any complete review of it either instructive or interesting.
It is, therefore, only my purpose here to record personal views upon some points concerning which there has been, and still is considerable controversy and difference of opinion.
Ozæna being now generally discarded as a distinctive name of any pathological process, is regarded as the principal symptom of several; yet the ozæna which attends the formation and retention of
FOSTER H. HOW A GENERAL PRACTITIONER MAY TREAT ATROPHIC RHINITIS.Read before the Kansas State Medical Society, at Fort Scott, May 4, 1891. JAMA. 1892;XVIII(21):636–640. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411250006001b
Customize your JAMA Network experience by selecting one or more topics from the list below.
Create a personal account or sign in to: