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June 1935

NONCANCEROUS EPITHELIAL TUMOR OBSTRUCTING THE BRONCHUS OF THE UPPER LOBE OF THE LEFT LUNG

Author Affiliations

NEW YORK
From the medical service of Dr. Albert A. Epstein.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1935;21(6):703-706. doi:10.1001/archotol.1935.00640020718008
Abstract

REPORT OF A CASE

P. B., a woman 23 years old, a clerk, was admitted to the Beth Israel Hospital for the first time on Nov. 22, 1933, complaining of pain at the angle of the left scapula and intermittent fever of nine months' duration. She had always been well except for "pneumonia" nine years before. Nine months before admission she had a severe chill accompanied by high fever and cough. The cough was productive of a moderate amount of sputum, which was not odorous and never blood tinged. Accompanying the attack she had severe lancinating pain in the left side of the chest and left axilla which was made worse by breathing. Her temperature ranged from 102 to 105.5 F. This episode lasted three weeks and gradually subsided. Since that time she had had similar episodes of chilliness, fever and thoracic pain and cough, recurring at intervals

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