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W. A. PLUMMER, M.D.; G. B. NEW, M.B., (Tor.)
JAMA. 1914;LXII(14):1082-1083. doi:10.1001/jama.1914.02560390022009.
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Cases of tumor of the middle cranial fossa involving the gasserian ganglion are rarely seen and but rarely reported in the literature.

In 1908 Spiller1 reported two cases which had recently come under his observation. He also reviewed one case presented by Keen, Dercum and Spiller, and one reported by Hofmeister and Meyer in their paper on "Tumor of the Gasserian Ganglion." A few other cases have been noted in the literature.

The case here reported was a tumor of the middle cranial fossa involving the gasserian ganglion.

History.  —O. R. (Case A77175), a well-developed man, aged 21, was examined Dec. 10, 1912. Family history was negative for tuberculosis or other chronic diseases, and personal history good, without evidence of syphilitic infection or alcoholic excesses. Three enlarged upper cervical glands had been discovered on the right side of neck twenty-one months previous to examination. Three months later pain developed


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