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January 18, 1902

CASES OF SARCOMA AND OF HODGKIN'S DISEASE TREATED BY EXPOSURES TO X-RAYS—A PRELIMINARY REPORT.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(3):166-169. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.62480030024001h

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Abstract

SARCOMA. 

Case 1.  —This case was referred to me by Dr. A. J. Ochsner, Professor of Surgery in the University of Illinois. The patient entered Augustana Hospital in Dr. Ochsner's service August 18, 1901, when the history, of which the following is an abstract, was obtained: J. L. B., aged 24, clerk, had the ordinary diseases of childhood, otherwise lie has always been well. He has not had syphilis. The family and personal history is without significance. Six months ago—February, 1901—he noticed a small hard swelling the size of a filbert below the angle of the jaw on the left side of the neck. This gradually increased in size. Ten weeks ago—May, 1901—he noticed a similar hard swelling the size of a filbert on the right side of the neck about an inch below the mastoid process. This has increased in size rapidly. During the past week he has been

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