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October 4, 1890


JAMA. 1890;XV(14):501-503. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410400017003

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A CLINICAL LECTURE.  Delivered at St. Luke's Hospital, March 26, 1890.BY HENRY T. BYFORD, M.D., OF CHICAGO.

Gentlemen:  —As this is the last time I shall meet you here, I shall naturally have more to say and less to do than usual. The amount of practical work to be done during the season, and the limited number of clinic hours at my disposal, twelve in number, allow of little time for talk.

ABSCESS DISCHARGING INTO PERITONEAL CAVITY.  The case now upon the table is exceedingly interesting, for the patient may be said to bear a charmed life. No cat, thrown from a shot tower, ever landed on its feet more triumphantly than does this woman after passing through the extremest perils of the knife. She has been twice within the shadow of the valley of death, yet a high temperature never came to her, nor has a good appetite

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