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November 17, 1883

TWO CASES OF ABDOMINAL SURGERY--BOTH SURGERY--BOTH.

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PEMBROKE, KY.

JAMA. 1883;I(19):550-556. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.02390190002001a
Abstract

[Read before McDowell Medical Society, Oct. 24, 1883. ]

OVARIOTOMY.

Case I.—On Aug. I, 1878, I was called to visit Mrs. M.; white; æt. 51 years; on account of an attack of malarial fever. I found her unusually prostrated, but learned that she had been the subject of chills for two months, which had finally resulted in remittent fever, which satisfactorily accounted for her anæmic and prostrated condition. In a few days the fever was arrested. Prescribing a simple tonic, I was about to discharge the patient, when she called my attention to an enlargement of the abdomen, of which she gave the following history: About the 1st of June (1878), while dropping tobacco plants for her husband to transplant, she felt something give way in her right side, which caused most excruciating pain for a short time, but as the pain soon ceased, she continued her occupation until night

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