H. F. BLUM; I. C. SCHUMACHER, F.A.C.P.
The purpose of this report is to describe a condition of acute hypersensitivity to light occurring in a patient during the earlier stages of a fatal ascending paralysis resembling the type described as Landry's syndrome, and to discuss the relationship of this condition to other types of photosensitivity. The patient remained in the hospital for a period of two weeks, during which time it was possible to make a rough characterization of her sensitivity to light. No definite diagnosis of her condition was made at the time, although certain neurological changes were observed. A few days after returning to her
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BLUM HF, SCHUMACHER IC. ABNORMAL SENSITIVITY TO LIGHT IN A CASE OF POSSIBLE LANDRY'S PARALYSIS(ABNORMAL SENSITIVITY TO LIGHT IN A CASE OF POSSIBLE LANDRY'S PARALYSIS*). Ann Intern Med. 1937;11:548–558. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-11-3-548
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;11(3):548-558.
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