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October 15, 1892

LARYNGEAL TUBERCLE AND TUBERCULIN.Read in the Section of Laryngology and Otology, at the Forty-third annual meeting of the American Medical Association, held at Detroit, Mich., June, 1892.

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JAMA. 1892;XIX(16):450-451. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420160004001a

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It is not the object of this paper to enter upon a general study of the treatment of laryngeal tubercle with tuberculin, or to summarize the published experience of others, but merely to give you a brief account of a few cases from my own clinic, and to make a few inferences from the same. During the past year I examined sixty-three cases of tuberculosis of the respiratory organs, and treated twenty-six of them with tuberculin. Of these twenty-six seven had disease of the larynx in addition to the lung disease, which was well-marked in each case, and in no case was there any indication of either inherited or acquired syphilis, viz.:

Case 1.—Wm. Brintenbucher, set. 20; Londonville, Ohio. Cough began about January 1, 1891; had haemorrhages April 15 and 16; fever and night-sweats daily; decreased in weight 20 pounds; consumption hereditary on both sides of family.

April 23, 1891, 4 p.m.—Pulse, 132

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