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April 4, 1914

A CASE OF INFANTILE UTERUS AND APPENDAGES WITH RESULT OF TREATMENT

Author Affiliations

Washington, D. C. Associate Professor of Physiology, George Washington University Department of Medicine

JAMA. 1914;LXII(14):1085-1086. doi:10.1001/jama.1914.02560390025013

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Abstract

Patient.  —Mrs. M., white, aged 27, married five years, has never been pregnant, and is anxious to have a child.

Examination.  —General condition good, muscular, not fat; figure like that of a boy of 18; narrow hips, undeveloped breasts. Heart and lungs normal. Uterus about size of English walnut, ovaries not palpable. (Has been examined by gynecologist who told her she could never have a child.) Pelvis normal. Has had menstrual show of a few drops three or four times during her life. Epistaxis very free at times. Sexual feeling very slight, if at all, and only very seldom. Several members of family have had menstrual disorders, but none of this type.

Treatment and Result.  —April 6, 1912: Patient was put on extract of luteum tablets, one three times daily for a week, two three times daily for another week, then returning to the first dosage. Uterine massage was given

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