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April 26, 1890

CLINICAL NOTES.Read in the Section of Laryngology and Otology, at the Fortieth Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, June, 1889.

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JAMA. 1890;XIV(17):605-607. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410170013002a

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Early in May I was in receipt of a letter from Dr. Fletcher Ingals, which contained a request that I prepare a paper for this meeting of the American Medical Association. Sensible of the honor conferred in the request, I replied that my time was so taken up that I was unable to engage for anything that might require elaborate preparation, but would be glad to read the notes of a few interesting cases, if in his opinion they would answer for such an occasion. This is at once my reason and excuse for offering the following paper which is an unelaborated description taken from my case book, with only so much comment as is needful to elucidate the narrative.

Case 1. Adeno-Carcinoma of the Larynx.—Patient a man, æt. 38, occupation car-driver. About seven months ago took severe cold after unusual exposure on a rainy night. Quit work for five

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