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December 1926

AMERICAN LARYNGOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, SCIENTIFIC SESSION: Forty-Eighth Annual Congress, Held at Mount Royal Hotel, Montreal, June 3-5, 1926

Arch Otolaryngol. 1926;4(6):551-567. doi:10.1001/archotol.1926.00590010581014

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Abstract

THEUSEOFRADIUMINPOLYPOIDETHMOIDITIS, WITHREPORTOFCASES. Presented by DR.SAMUELMCCULLAGH, New York.

This article was published in the September issue, page 215.

DISCUSSION

DR.HARRIS, New York: Referring to the possibility of a complication, so far as the radium being swallowed is concerned, I have had a single case in which, fortunately, that did not occur, but in which unfortunately there was what I regarded as a burn. The radium was introduced exactly as Dr. McCullagh has indicated and the needles were kept in position by cotton in order to protect the septum. While there was no reaction in the ethmoid region, the septum in some way was injured. This delayed the healing of the nose for a period of fully three or possibly four weeks beyond the usual time.

DR. J. H. BRYAN, Washington, D. C.: I have seen some of the

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