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March 1, 1902

Arterio-Venous Aneurysms of the Subclavian Vessels— An Addendum.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(9):597-598. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480090049016

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Abstract

New Orleans, La., Feb. 2, 1902.

To the Editor:  I regret that in preparing the text of this contribution the very interesting and instructive case of arterio-venous aneurysm operated upon by Dr. John F. Erdmann and reported by him to the New York Surgical Society, January, 1899 (see Annals of Surgery, pp. 618-622, vol. 29, Jan.-June, 1899) should have escaped my observation while compiling the bibliography. It presents so many unique features and is so encouraging from the operative point of view that it is well worthy of a special abstract in connection with the analytical study of the subject which has been attempted in this contribution.The case is one of arterio-venous aneurysm of the left subclavian vessels outside of the scalenes, and is not an aneurysmal varix as erroneously stated in the title of the report. The patient, a gymnast aged 20 years, was accidentally shot Aug. 19,

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