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June 7, 1902


JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(23):1483-1486. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.62480230001001

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  1. Arteriovenous Aneurism of the Subclavian Vessels.

  2. The Humming-top Murmur in Thoracic Aneurism.

  3. On the Value of the Fluoroscope in the Diagnosis of Obscure Cases of Thoracic Aneurism.

  4. On the Importance of Careful Inspection of the Chest in Thoracic Aneurism.

1. ARTERIOVENOUS ANEURISM OF THE SUBCLAVIAN VESSELS.  The elaborate study by Matas, published in the early numbers of The Journal this year, and his analysis of the 15 cases on record, add interest to the following report:

Case 1.—Clinical Summary.  Bullet-wound of the right subclavian artery and vein in January, 1900. Formation of arteriovenous aneurism. Operation not advised. Good health March, 1902.Edward S., aged 29, of Kentucky, was sent to me by Dr. Alderson on April 9, 1900, with the following history: On the night of Jan. 5, 1900, he was shot, receiving four bullets. One entered the left shoulder and is now imbedded in the upper

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