FRED E. ANGLE, M.D.; W. H. ALGIE, M.D.
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Mental symptoms have frequently been observed during the course of undulant fever. In a study of 154 cases, we have encountered only one major psychosis. We found no reference to this condition as a complication of undulant fever in the American literature. Nouvilas1 reported four cases from the Asylum of Navarre; Roger2 collected 15 cases from the literature and reported three of his own. In a series of 200 cases, Cantaloube3 reported delirium in 12 and mental confusion in ten.
T. H., a white male business college student, aged 23, was admitted to the hospital January 8, 1936,
ANGLE FE, ALGIE WH. MAJOR PSYCHOSIS IN UNDULANT FEVER1. Ann Intern Med. 1937;10:1890–1892. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-12-1890
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;10(12):1890-1892.
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