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August 31, 1901

URETERAL CALCULUS ACCURATELY LOCATED BY THE X-RAYS AND REMOVED BY AN EXTRAPERITONEAL OPERATION.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(9):567-569. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.62470350023002g
Abstract

Henry E. S., aged 10, of New Bloomfield, Pa., was admitted to the Jefferson Medical College Hospital Oct. 25, 1900, at the request of Dr. E. E. Moore.

Neither his family nor personal history, other than as related below, have any bearing on the case. When he was 2 years old he had an attack of pain in which he passed bloody urine. Five years ago—at the age of 5—he had another attack of severe pain in the region of the left kidney. The pain extended downward into the scrotum and to the head of the penis. It was finally relieved by the application of heat and the use of morphin. Similar attacks have recurred at varying intervals, sometimes every three or four days, sometimes not for two months. During the winter of 1897-98, in several attacks he passed bloody urine and uric acid crystals. What he thinks was a

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