M. R., a high school boy, aged 17, was admitted to the Beth David Hospital, on the service of Dr. G. Friedman, April 23, 1925. His complaint on admission was a cough with expectoration, fever, weakness and loss of weight for the past five weeks.
Previous History.—The patient was fairly well until Jan. 26, 1925, when he contracted a "cold" giving rise to fever, chills and cough which lasted about ten days. He improved so that he was able to go to school for one day; the next day he again had chills and high fever. A physician was called in, who diagnosed the case as right sided pneumonia. This lasted until March 8. During this time the patient coughed a good deal, lost 20 pounds (9 Kg.) in weight, and became very weak. He was sent to Lakewood where he stayed for five days, but was forced to
MILLER JW. EXTENSIVE LUNG ABSCESS INVOLVING THE ENTIRE RIGHT INFERIOR LOBE: Report of a Case Treated Successfully with Suction Through the Bronchoscope. Arch Otolaryngol. 1926;4(4):334–338. doi:10.1001/archotol.1926.00590010356008
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