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August 1932

TULAREMIA: SOME PATHOLOGIC AND CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS, WITH A REPORT OF TWO CASES

Author Affiliations

CHICAGO
From the Department of Ophthalmology of Rush Medical College, the University of Chicago, and the laboratories of the Presbyterian Hospital.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1932;8(2):245-249. doi:10.1001/archopht.1932.00820150097010
Abstract

This report of tularemia occurring in two brothers, with ocular lesions in one, is made because of the comparative infrequency of the reports of ocular lesions in this disease, and also because of the occurrence, in both cases, of some rather unusual and interesting allergic manifestations.

No details of the history and etiology of tularemia are repeated here, as they have been fully described in the literature.

REPORT OF CASES

Case 1.—L. C., a colored boy of 17 years, a high school student, presented himself at the eye clinic of Rush Medical College on Dec. 12, 1931, because of pain and redness of the left eye, with swelling of the lids, and a tender swelling in front of the left ear of about two days' duration. The patient attributed the ocular inflammation to an injury to the left eye which occurred two days earlier, when it was accidentally struck

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