ROBERT I. RIZER
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I have chosen to speak to you to-night about syphilis of the lung because it is a rare disease, it is difficult to diagnose, and for the first time in my twenty years of practice a case has come under my personal observation.
On January 20, 1928, a single American woman, aged forty-five years, came to our office complaining of a constant dull ache in her right chest. This had been present for several months without remission. It had never been sharp or severe. With the movement of her body and arms the distress increased. She was unusually tired and
RIZER RI. Syphilis of the Lung1. Ann Intern Med. ;3:452–461. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-5-452
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(5):452-461.
Infectious Disease, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Sexually Transmitted Infections.
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