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January 1925


Author Affiliations

Assistant Pediatrician, Mount Sinai Hospital and Lebanon Hospital Dispensaries NEW YORK

Am J Dis Child. 1925;29(1):41-50. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1925.04120250044003

In our work for the last few years at the Mount Sinai Pediatric Clinic, we have observed a condition of the neck that does not seem to correspond with any of the known clinical entities in that region and yet which simulates them very closely.

Five children have been seen to date who have had this condition of the neck. Their histories follow.


Case 1.  —H. W., a boy, aged 6 years and 6 months, was brought to the clinic for the treatment of enuresis and the presence of a transiently appearing tumor of the right side of the neck.

Family History.  —Negative.

Past History.  —The child was born at term, of normal delivery and breast fed for 15 months with mixed feeding thereafter. He had measles at 3 and chickenpox at 5 years and pertussis at 5 years. He first walked and talked at 16 months