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1903 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
over again, he says, with patients suffering from surgical tuberculosis, waiting for admission. Lupus vulgaris is very common and though sunlight is excellent, the Finsen method is so slow and tedious that it would be hard to make it prac¬ tical. Tubercular cervical glands are extremely frequent also, sometimes enormous. Bone tuberculosis is also common. In 30 cases recently seen there were 4 of tuberculosis of the sternum, which is a much more frequent affection in Egypt than in England, and
more » ... n in England, and tubercular dadylitis is also very common. Another form is that affecting the posterior surface of the lower end of the femur. Spinal caries is not frequent, but
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