Medicine: Grimaces, Grunts, Glaucoma

Thomas Gooch Tickle, 44, is a slender, timid-looking Manhattan nerve surgeon. Joseph Albert Sullivan, 34, is a husky, combative Toronto surgeon. Several years ago they studied together in Manhattan under the late Surgeons Sir Charles Ballance and Arthur Baldwin Duel, both of whom died a few months ago. Surgeons Ballance and Duel taught the younger surgeons how to repair facial palsy. In that disease the facial nerve controlling all the muscles which give character and expression to the features, degenerates. A chill, a mastoid operation or a fracture may cause facial palsy. No...

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