Proceedings of the New England Psychological Society

B. D. EASTMAN
1877 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
tion of health and strength. Two symptoms, however, attracted his attention and were quite obvious to his medical attendant and those about him ; after persisting three months they are now gradually disappearing. He noticed that when the volume of his stomach underwent any change, as just before, during, or after a meal, the upper portion of the oesophagus was thrown into repeated spasmodic contractions which lasted some seconds, occasioned considerable discomfort,
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