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February 13, 1892

PUDENDAL HÆMATOCELE IN THE NONPUERPERAL STATE, WITH REPORT OF A CASE.

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OF BAWLINS, WYOMING. MEMBER OK THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, MEMBER OF THE INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CONGRESS (BERLIN).

JAMA. 1892;XVIII(7):193-194. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411110009001d

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Abstract

FREQUENCY. Pudendal hsematocele, in the non-puerperal state, is, according to reliable authorities, of very infrequent occurrence. Thomas (Diseases of Women, fifth edition, page 132,) says: "The accident in the puerperal woman is not very rare, but my experience Avould lead me to regard it as extremely so in the non-puerperal, since in a practice of twenty-seven years I have met but four cases." A. Breisky, M. D. (Cyclopaedia of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. X., page 302), says in speaking of hæmatomata of the vagina: "They do not differ in regard to their mode of origin from hæmatoma of the external genitals. Both probably occur, but very rarely, save in pregnancy, and then only in consequence of direct traumata." Drs. W. H. Parish and J. M. Baldy (Annual of the Universal Medical Sciences, 1890, vol. II., H, page 5,) say: "Hæmatoma in both the puerperal and non-puerperal state are probably more

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