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Progressive Muscular Atrophy—Tumor of the Cerebellum—The Pathology of Spasm—Death of Dr. John C. Dalton—The Middleton Goldsmith Lecture.
Dr. Landon Carter Gray, who has recently been elected Chairman of the Section on Neurology of the Academy of Medicine, presented at the last meeting of the Section a remarkable case of Progressive Muscular Atrophy. It was an instance of the so-called juvenile type of this affection, as described by Erb, of Heidelburg, in 1884, and he said it was the finest case—indeed the only pure case—that he had ever seen. The limitation of the atrophy and hypertrophy was exactly as described by Erb. He believed that this was the first case that had been described in this country, although a case of Dr. Putzell's, given in the " Reference Note-book of the Medical Sciences," was very closely akin to this type; differing, however, in the distribution of the atrophy,