OLIVER T. OSBORNE, M.A., M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The paper of Doctors Riesman and Fitz-Hugh, Jr. on epilepsy in the Annals of Internal Medicine for November, 1927, deserves more than a passive reading. This important subject has not been sufficiently discussed, and we are indebted to these clinicians for so ably presenting it.
Besides such cases as occur from arteriosclerosis and endocrine dysfunction, I believe the majority of these cases are associated with mouth infection. Very few persons after forty have healthy mouths; most of them are carrying devitalized teeth, crowns, and often bridges, and pyorrhea alveolaris is very common in persons of this age.
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OSBORNE OT. Epilepsy Late in Life. Ann Intern Med. 1928;1:841–842. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-10-841
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1928;1(10):841-842.
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