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February 1958

The Adenotonsil Problem: A Review of Five Thousand Cases

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Grand Junction, Colo.

AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1958;67(2):212-214. doi:10.1001/archotol.1958.00730010218013

It is a pleasure to present this so-called controversial subject, the adenotonsil problem. One could aptly apply this to the story which Bill Cunningham, eminent Mutual Commentator of Boston told a few months ago.

There was a man who was quite ill and apparently approaching the time when he might pass into the great beyond. The preacher went out to see him, and said to him: "Have you renounced the devil?" The reply from the man was: "No Sir, I haven't, and considering my present condition and the type of life that I have lived, at this moment I just don't want to antagonize anyone!" So I do not wish to antagonize anyone in my comments upon the adeno-tonsil problem. If you will read the articles in the Feb. 16, 1957, Journal of the American Medical Association by Drs. Galloway, Baron, and Weiss, you will have a rather comprehensive review

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