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November 11, 1899

Clinical Report.

JAMA. 1899;XXXIII(20):1211-1212. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.02450720027002

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ADENOMA OF THE URETHRA.  BY G. FRANK LYDSTON, M.D.Professor of the Surgery of the Genito-Urinary Organs in the Medical Department of the University of Illinois.CHICAGO.The following unusual case of urethral tumor is especially interesting as showing the possibility of the existence of a neoplasm of considerable size in the lower urinary way without producing obstruction to the urinary outflow.W. H., aged 23, a furniture dealer, presented himself with the following history: Heredity good; denies venereal disease of any kind; has drunk to excess at times, but is not a constant drinker; has had no injury so far as he can remember. Three years ago he began to have pains in the hypogastrium and frequent micturition. Despite treatment of various kinds these symptoms have persisted and grown steadily worse. The symptoms have been intermittent, lasting a week or two and then for a time ceasing altogether. There

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