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November 1932

Childhood Type of Tuberculosis.

Am J Dis Child. 1932;44(5):1146. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1932.01950120228020

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In 1921, the Lymanhurst School for Tuberculous Children was established in Minneapolis: (1) to provide educational facilities for tuberculous children who were able to attend school and (2) to carry out a careful and prolonged study of tuberculosis. The present volume is a condensed report of the activities from 1921 to 1931, and gives a brief résumé of the research completed during that period. This comprised studies on such subjects as mental and nervous states, the heart, the gastro-intestinal tract, the bones and joints, exposure and infection, the lymph nodes, pleurisy, pulmonary lesions and relapses. More extensive reports are given illustrative of the childhood type of pulmonary tuberculosis. These are well illustrated by roentgenograms. An extensive bibliography is appended. While the volume is far from being a complete presentation of tuberculosis as it occurs in children, it furnishes information of interest to special students of the subject and corrects some

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