An unusually interesting case of anemia came under observation during the past summer at the Children's Hospital. The results of the rather careful study of the case are presented with the hope that they may be of some value in clearing up the uncertainties which unfortunately surround many of these vague blood conditions. The following is the clinical history in brief, touching on all the points which seem of the slightest diagnostic significance in considering the case.
REPORT OF CASE
J. K., aged 6 years and 3 months, was admitted April 6.Birthplace, Middleboro, Mass.; nationality, Russian.
—The father has been told his left lung is diseased. No family history of syphilis, hemophilia, anemia, etc. Two brothers are living and well.
—Full term, normal delivery; breast fed for six months; measles eight months and summer complaint eighteen months prior to admission; subject to colds and sore