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April 1926

CHICAGO LARYNGOLOGICAL AND OTOLOGICAL SOCIETY: Dec. 7, 1925

Arch Otolaryngol. 1926;3(4):390-402. doi:10.1001/archotol.1926.00580010416017

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Abstract

OSTEOMYELITIS OF THESUPERIORMAXILLARYBONE, ORBITALCELLULITIS ANDABSCESS. Presented by DR. C. F. YERGER.

This patient was admitted to the Cook County Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology, on Dr. George Suker's service, at the age of 17 days, with the diagnosis of a retrobulbar tumor of congenital origin.

The mother stated that the birth was normal, and that the infant had been in good health until four days before presentation, when she noted that the right eye was swollen and pushed forward. This became worse in the course of a few hours, and by the following day the proptosis had become still more marked and was associated with a discharge of pus from the right nostril.

When the baby was 14 days old, the mother noted that it had a canker sore in the mouth. A history of trauma, of diseased or of dirty nipples or of the presence

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