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June 1924

CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS WITH PURULENT IRIDOCHOROIDITIS WITH RECOVERYREPORT OF A CASE

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NEW YORK
From the Babies' Hospital.

Am J Dis Child. 1924;27(6):603-607. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1924.01920120065010
Abstract

The following case of cerebrospinal meningitis is presented as evidence of the striking effect of specific serum therapy not only on the disease itself, but also on one of the less common complications.

REPORT OF CASE  E. A., a girl, aged 18 months, whose father and mother are both healthy and born in the United States, was referred from the New York City Department of Health, Oct. 29, 1923, for admission to the Babies' Hospital and was under observation on the service of the late Dr. L. Emmett Holt for thirty-three days.The patient was the youngest of four children; the others were apparently normal in every respect. Prior to the onset of the present illness the patient had been healthy, well nourished and well developed. She had been nursed for nine months, with supplementary feedings of cereals and fruit juice at six months. At nine months she was given

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