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September 1928

TUMOR OF THE HYPOPHYSIS: REPORT OF A CASE

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RICHMOND, VA.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1928;8(3):329-331. doi:10.1001/archotol.1928.00620020349007
Abstract

This case is reported because of its interest to the rhinologist. The only objective symptom the case presented, other than the x-ray picture, falls in the field of rhinology.

REPORT OF CASE

History.—M. E. J., a white man, aged 57, was seen on Feb. 2, 1928, complaining of almost constant frontal and left temporal headache of five months' duration. The pain extended to the ears as a sensation of discomfort and of stuffiness. An area of soreness was present in the left posterior temporofrontal region from which there was an occasional shooting pain to the left ear. The headache was usually relieved with acetylsalicylic acid for from six to twelve hours. During the earlier part of this period the exacerbations of pain were of greater severity than they were during the latter part. For two months, the hearing had been diminished in the left ear; the hearing in the right

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