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April 28, 1900

ENDOTHELIOMA OF THE GASSERIAN GANGLION; TWO SUCCESSIVE RESECTIONS OF THE GANGLION; FIRST, BY THE EXTRADURAL (HARTLEY-KRAUSE) OPERATION, AND, SECONDLY, BY AN INTRADURAL OPERATION.

Author Affiliations

PROFESSOR OF NERVOUS AND MENTAL DISEASES, JEFFERSON MEDICAL COLLEGE; NEUROLOGIST TO THE PHILADELPHIA HOSPITAL.; PROFESSOR OF THE PRINCIPLES OF SURGERY AND OF CLINICAL SURGERY, JEFFERSON MEDICAL COLLEGE, PHILADELPHIA.; PROFESSOR OF DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM IN THE PHILADELPHIA POLYCLINIC. PHILADELPHIA.

JAMA. 1900;XXXIV(17):1026-1033. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.24610170004001a
Abstract

DR. DERCUM'S CLINICAL REPORT.  The following case, both because of the rarity of the affection from which the patient suffered and because of the interesting nature of the symptoms, is worthy of record.Mr. X., a business man, 32 years of age, married, a native of Louisville, Ky., came under my care on Nov. 20, 1899.

Family History.  —The father died at 68 years of age, of some affection of the heart. The mother is living and well at 60, also a brother and sister. The family history is negative as regards mental, nervous and other diseases.

Personal History.  —The patient was rather delicate as a baby, suffered from various diseases of childhood, had an attack of scarlet fever which resulted in disease of the ears, but in youth he seemed to be rather healthy. Twelve years ago he was said to have had an attack of typhoid fever. Some

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