IS THE ADENOID OPERATION A JUSTIFIABLE SURGICAL PROCEDURE

GEORGE L. RICHARDS
1903 Journal of the American Medical Association  
City. The woman had been sent to hospital with the diagnosis of an intracranial growth, and had suffered for a long time from constant headache and increasing loss of vision. She was unable when first seen to count fingers at a distance of a few inches. The possibility of an intracranial growth was nega¬ tived by the history and by absence of focal symptoms, and examination of the blood showed a moderate chlorosis, and this was thought to be a possible cause of the constant headache and the
more » ... eadache and the double-choked disc. She improved almost immediately on rest, baths and the administration of iron and bone marrow.
doi:10.1001/jama.1903.92490060022002c fatcat:tvit4jfjobflnidta3hk6x7ipy