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March 1935

MASSACHUSETTS EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY, OTOLARYNGOLOGICAL SERVICES: Regular Weekly Meetings, July and August 1934

Arch Otolaryngol. 1935;21(3):373-382. doi:10.1001/archotol.1935.00640020383014

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Abstract

A CASE OFACUTEMASTOIDITIS, SEPTICEMIA ANDABSCESS OF THEBRAIN. DR. D. K. JUDD and DR. L. A. SCHALL.

A girl, aged 19, entered the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary for the first time on March 15, 1934, because of a discharge from the right ear. About four weeks before admission she had a cold and within a few days a discharge from the left ear, which continued for four days and then stopped. Three days before admission she had a discharge from the right ear. This began spontaneously following a chill. For ten days before entering she had a septic temperature and frequent sweating, and one week before coming in, another definite chill. On the day of admission she was operated on. The right jugular vein was ligated, and a simple mastoid operation was done on the right side. At operation a lumbar puncture showed an initial pressure

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