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November 26, 1892

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

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

JAMA. 1892;XIX(22):633-645. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420220011001a

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Abstract

(Continued from page 604.)

Case 135.—Extract from Treatise on the Ear, by Roosa. Reported by Gull and Sutton. Male, age eight. Left ear. Chronic otorrhœa; vomiting; convulsions; paralysis of left upper eye-lid; limbs all weak; pain in left ear; dull; drowsy; semi-comatose; coma. Death.

Autopsy.—Abscess in left cerebral hemisphere.

Case 136.—Extract from Treatise on the Ear, by Roosa. Reported by Gull and Sutton. Female, age twenty-six. Right ear. Purulent otorrhœa; delirium; episthotonos; coma. Death.

Autopsy.—Abscess in under surface of middle cerebral lobe.

Case 137.—Extract from Treatise on the Ear, by Roosa. Reported by Gull and Sutton. Female, age fifty-one. Left ear. Purulent otorrhœa; cough; pain in limbs; pulse quick; convulsions; coma. Death.

Autopsy.—Abscess in left cerebral hemisphere.

Case 138.—Extract from Treatise on the Ear, by Roosa. Reported by Gull and Sutton. Female, age twenty-three. Left ear. Epilepsy; convulsions; pain in head; fever; intense agony; convulsions. Death.

Autopsy.—Abscess. Coagulum of fibrin

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