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November 19, 1892

PURULENT BRAIN DEPOSITS, AND PHLEBITIS AND THROMBOSIS OF THE CEREBRAL VEINS AND SINUSES FOLLOWING EAR DISEASE.

Author Affiliations

OF MINNEAPOLIS, MINN., PROFESSOR OF CLINICAL OPHTHALMOLOGY AND OTOLOGY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, ETC.

JAMA. 1892;XIX(21):603-604. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420210009001b

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Abstract

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Case 111.—Treated by Moss of Heidelberg. Right. ear. Acute otitis; pain in right forehead and temple, chills; constipation; somnolence; impaired vision; delirium; sudden rise and fall of temperature. Death.

Autopsy.—Thrombosis right lateral sinus, and internal jugular vein. Phlebitis of emissary mastoid vein.

Case 112.—Treated by Moss of Heidelberg. Right ear. Chronic otorrhœa; intense pain in right side of head. Death.

Autopsy.—Thrombosis of sigmoid flexure. Thrombosis of right lateral sinus. Lepto-meningitis.

Case 113.—Treated by Moss of Heidelberg. Right ear. Chronic otorrhœa; chills; pain in occiput; vomiting. Death.

Autopsy.—Phlebitis and thrombosis of lateral sinus. Meningitis. Cholesteatoma in mastoid cells.

Case 114.—Treated by Moss of Heidelberg. Chronic otorrhœa; pain in ear, forehead and occiput; fever; œdema of temple; headache; stupor; spasms of upper extremities. Death.

Autopsy.—Phlebitis and thrombosis of lateral and superior petrosal sinuses. Circumscribed basilar meningitis.

Case 115.—Treated by Burckhardt-Merian. Age, one. Left ear. Chronic otorrhæa; external opening

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