HENRY JOACHIM, M.D., F.A.C.P.; MILTON G. WASCH, M.D.
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We have had the opportunity of seeing eight cases of fragilitas ossium in one family covering three generations, and have been able to trace the disease in five generations. We present a report of three of these cases.
Dora B., 43, married, was admitted to the Israel Zion Hospital in January 1932 with the complaint of headaches and dizziness of several months' duration.
Previous History. The patient began to walk at the age of five years. In childhood she had abscessed ears which caused some impairment of hearing. Her menstruation had always been irregular. The last period was
JOACHIM H, WASCH MG. FRAGILITAS OSSIUM IN FIVE GENERATIONS1. Ann Intern Med. ;7:853–860. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-7-853
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(7):853-860.
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