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February 1942

MASSACHUSETTS EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY

Arch Otolaryngol. 1942;35(2):343-349. doi:10.1001/archotol.1942.00670010345011

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Abstract

Hemangioma of the Temporal Bone.Dr. P. E. Meltzer, Dr. M. G. Evans and Dr. D. P. Cordray.  A white man aged 30 entered the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary on July 15, 1940, complaining of pain in the left ear and the left side of the face of two weeks' duration, facial paralysis on the left side of twelve years' duration and discharging of the left ear since the age of 3.Two weeks before admission a diagnosis of brain abscess was made at another hospital. On his admission to the Massachusett Eye and Ear Infirmary examination showed (1) 2 diopters of choking of the optic disks; (2) complete peripheral facial paralysis on the left side; (3) a discharging left ear; (4) a small mass obscuring the drum membrane in the left canal; (5) crepitus over the temporal bony cortex and tenderness over the mastoid antrum, and (6) a spinal

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