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    Menino’s medical history

    Mayor Thomas M. Menino has been hospitalized at least 11 times since taking office in 1993. Some of his previous ailments:

     Swelling and pain in lower legs and feet

     Surgery to repair drooping eyelids, a condition called ptosis

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     A broken toe

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     Minor surgery to remove a cancerous growth — basal cell carcinoma — from nose

     Surgery on both knees

     Hospitalized for cellulitis, a bacterial infection in left elbow, contracted on trip to Italy

     Diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, an intestinal inflammation

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     Surgery on back for a rare form of skin cancer, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

    ANDREW RYAN