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November 24, 1906


JAMA. 1906;XLVII(21):1707-1713. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.25210210015001d

Having already published an article on hernia of the tube without the ovary,1 and having presented a paper on hernia of the uterus to the American Gynecological Society, I wish now to submit, tabulate and analyze the recorded cases of hernia of the ovary and Fallopian tube, leaving the subject of hernia of the ovary without the tube for a future paper.

Through the kindness of my friend, Dr. Cullen of Baltimore, I am able to present the following case with a drawing of the contents of the sac.

M., Cambridge, March 26, 1902. Child eight years of age suffering from left inguinal hernia. The hernial opening was about 1.5 cm. in diameter. The ring was exposed with considerable difficulty. A small oval mass was felt in the ring and the presence of the ovary immediately thought of. On opening the sac the ovary and tube were found adherent

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