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April 14, 1888

PAPILLOMATOUS CYSTIC TUMOR OF OVARY, WITH A HERNIAL POUCH DEVELOPED IN THE CICATRIX OF THE ABDOMINAL WOUND FROM A FORMER OVARIOTOMY.Read before the St. Louis Medical Society, March 10, 1888,

Author Affiliations

PROFESSOR OF GYNECOLOGY BEAUMONT MEDICAL COLLEGE; SURGEON TO PROTESTANT HOSPITAL; CONSULTANT TO ST. LOUIS FEMALE HOSPITAL.

JAMA. 1888;X(15):457-459. doi:10.1001/jama.1888.02400410013001c

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Abstract

Mrs. C, æt. 39, American, married, had one child which is now eight years old, gave the following history: She was of healthy parents, menstruated at 14 years, was a healthy girl, married at 22. Eight years ago she had an ovarian tumor removed from the left side (it was a large, multilocular, benign ovarian tumor). One year after the operation she was delivered of a child at full term. The recent operation and the pregnancy developed a large hernial pouch, which allowed the bowels to protrude, forming a tumor as large as a child's head at full period. No instrument could be made to keep the hernia in position, and for the past two years she was confined to the house. Eleven months prior to my first visit another tumor made its appearance, beginning in the right iliac region; it developed rapidly, occupying a position on the right side

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