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December 1, 1888

DOUBLE UTERUS AND VAGINA.Read in the Section on Obstetrics at the Thirty-ninth Annuat Meeting of the American Medicai Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, May, 1888.

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OF SOUTH BEND, IND.

JAMA. 1888;XI(22):762-766. doi:10.1001/jama.1888.02400730006001a
Abstract

Under the general title of double uterus and vagina I wish to consider the congenital malformations of the uterus described and classed by authors as uterus bipartitus, uterus unicornis, uterus bicornis, and uterus bilocularis, when one of these malformations is associated with a double vagina. My observation was directed to this subject something over a year ago, by having brought under my treatment a case of uterus bilocularis, associated with a double vagina. It was a case specifically described by Kussmaul under the name of uterus septus, vagina septa. Brief notes of my case are as follows:

Mrs. A., aged 37 years, married some months and never pregnant. Came to my office with her husband to consult me on account of something abnormal they had found about the genital organs. The following facts were elicited, viz.: Menstruation had begun when the patient was quite young, but had always been irregular

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