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May 1945

SURVEY OF THE LITERATURE ON TUBERCULOSIS—1940-1943

Author Affiliations

SARANAC LAKE, N. Y.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1945;41(5):355-371. doi:10.1001/archotol.1945.00680030384009
Abstract

This review comprises abstracts of all otorhinolaryngologic articles that were available on the subject of tuberculosis for the years 1940 to 1943 inclusive.

During this four year period since the last summation in this special field there has been a dearth of procurable foreign journals because of the war. Consequently, the search has not been exhaustive, but effort has been made to secure every possible paper.

The relief of pain in tuberculous laryngitis has received much attention. The sulfonamide compounds are being used in the treatment of tuberculous otitis media but have yet to prove their worth. Further than this nothing striking or epochal has been advanced.

TUBERCULOSIS OF THE EAR AND TEMPORAL BONE  Schwaiger1 reports the case of a 2 year old girl who suffered from tuberculosis of the cervical lymph glands with caseation and fistula formation. The picture was then complicated by otitis media on the left, which

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