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Case 6.—Treated by Frank Allport, of Minneapolis, Minn. C. B., Male, age thirty-five. Entered City Hospital December 7, 1888. I saw the case December 10, at the request of Prof. Dunn.
At the date of his admission he was obviously very sick and his mental condition was such as to render a thorough knowledge of his previous condition impossible. We learned, however, that his left ear had discharged for about three months, accompanied by severe head pains. He has had a diarrhœa and chills; his tongue was dry and coated; he was delirious, and had aphasia and incoherent speech; no paralysis; the auditory canal was full of pus; there were no mastoid symptoms; there was a swelling just under the mastoid process in the neck, about the size of a hen's egg, that was somewhat tender, but not fluctuating; the surface of his body was very
ALLPORT F. PURULENT BRAIN DEPOSITS, AND PHLEBITIS AND THROMBOSIS OF THE CEREBRAL VEINS AND SINUSES FOLLOWING EAR DISEASE. JAMA. 1892;XIX(17):501–502. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420170025001j
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