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October 21, 1899

CASE OF URTICARIA PIGMENTOSA FOLLOWING CHICKEN-POX.

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PHILADELPHIA.

JAMA. 1899;XXXIII(17):1023-1027. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.92450690023002h
Abstract

Case 3,—Mrs. L. V., aged 48, was examined September 3. There had been no tuberculosis in her family. She has coughed and expectorated profusely during the past year. She is pale, anemic and considerably emaciated. There is an extensive tuberculosis over right upper lobe, and bacilli in sputum. September 9: Attempted injection of nitrogen; pleural cavity obliterated by adhesions; the needle entered the lung tissue and there was blood-streaked sputum for a short time after the puncture.

Case 4.—Mr. W. H., aged 20, was examined September 3. His mother died of tuberculosis at the age of 32; he has coughed about 4 years; has afternoon elevations of temperature and occasional night sweats. Examination shows that he has a good physique; face flushed; temp. 101 F. in forenoon. There is an area of dulness over the right apex. There are numerous

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