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Cavernous Sinus Thrombophlebitis and Allied Septic and Traumatic Lesions of the Basal Venous Sinuses. A Clinical Study of Blood Stream Infection

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By Eagleton Wells P.. , M.D. Newark N. J. Medical Director, Newark Eye and Ear Infirmary, Newark, N. J., Chief of the Division of Head Surgery, Newark City Hospital; Consulting Craniologist, St. Barnabas' Hospital, St. Michael's Hospital, Memorial Hospital, Beth Israel Hospital of Newark, N. Y.; Orange Memorial Hospital, Orange, N. J.; Muhlenberg Hospital, Plainfield, N. J.; and Mountainside Hospital, Mountclair, N. J. 196 pages, 17 figures and charts. The MacMillan Company; , New York: , 1926.. Price in cloth, $3.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1928;1(11):942-943. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-1-11-942
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This monograph is the record of the author's personal experience in which he reviews his cases at length, placing special emphasis upon each and every diagnostic or operative error made. As he has learned chiefly through his failures he has laid especial stress upon these, so that others may profit from his experience. Inasmuch as thrombophlebitis of the cavernous sinus has up to the present time almost uniformly terminated fatally, he is persuaded that a study of the included cases will enable a diagnosis to be made early enough for rational surgery to be effectual, in a certain proportion of


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