An equally large tumor, to judge by the weight of the fragments that were preserved, was successfully removed three months later from the next case. This tumor also had failed to give neighborhood symptoms beyond those of the syndrome under discussion, though the adiposity and scanty menstruation suggested a nearly hypophysial involvement.
Case 12.—Failing vision for eighteen months advancing to near blindness. Primary optic atrophy. Bitemporal hemianopsia advancing to unilateral blindness. Normal sella. Correct preoperative diagnosis. Operation. Total piecemeal removal of a 16 Gm. tumor. Recovery with marked improvement in vision in the left eye, stationary after two years.
July 8, 1926: Admission of Mrs. Rose B., 37 years of age, with the sole complaint of loss of vision ; referred by Dr. George de Schweinitz through Dr. Otto Lowy of Newark, N. J.
History.—Until December, 1924, the patient had never consulted a doctor. At about that time she
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