Case of Fungus Cerebri Successfully Treated by Excision, Together with Some Remarks on the Nature and Treatment of Cerebral Tumours

Jonathan A. Allen
1819 The New England Journal of Medicine and Surgery and the Collateral Branches of Science  
inencement of these symptoms, she had had a violent allack of what she called lung fever. 1 inquired what remedies had been usually applied for the pain in the side, (which was the most troublesome symptom) and was informed that they had been jarious, and attended with very little success: that blisters sometimes afforded temporary relief. 1 recommended'-a blister as near the pained part as convenient, and a gentle cathartic. But they were attended with no permanent advantage. Consultations
more » ... . Consultations with two able physicians were held, and various remedies administered, but all to no effect. She continued getting wqrse, respiration more difficult and uneasy, fulness about the heart increased ; she used to say it seemed as if there was something there that would burst.
doi:10.1056/nejm181910010080405 fatcat:hvjfkhqawzfelay65r7thgjyqu