[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.158.79.216. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
November 24, 1906

A DICEPHALOUS MONSTER.

Author Affiliations

PITTSBURG, KAN.

JAMA. 1906;XLVII(21):1738-1739. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.25210210046002f

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

On account of the peculiarities of this case of dicephalous monster, I wish to record it, together with the facts pertaining to its birth.

History.  —I was not engaged to attend the patient until labor had set in, so the history of the pregnancy previous to that time is unknown, except for the statement by the patient that she had been feeling very well, but had worried a great deal over domestic troubles..The woman is an American, height 5½ feet, weight 150 pounds, aged 29. She is strong and healthy. She has been married seven years and has one healthy well-formed child, 4 years old. No miscarriages. She first felt fetal movements in December, 1905. The father of the child is 29 years of age and gives a good family and personal history. He has never had gonorrhea or syphilis. He has been drinking to excess for the past

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×