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A Study of 503 Cases of Pulmonary Tuberculosis with Indefinite or No Usual Abnormal Physical Signs.

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By BROWN LAWRASON. . (Am. Jr. Med. Sci.. , 1931; , clxxxii:, 700.-707.)

Ann Intern Med. 1932;5(7):943. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-5-7-943_1
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"As far back as the beginning of the century, Osler, among others, recognized that extensive disease of the lungs could exist with few or no abnormal physical signs. . . . I wish to present to you some conclusions I have arrived at from a study of some 503 such cases . . . selected from 1900 consecutive cases at the Trudeau Sanatorium . . . The method by which a diagnosis of chronic pulmonary tuberculosis was established in these cases is that used for some years at the Trudeau Sanatorium. The occurrence alone of either hemoptysis of a drachm


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