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April 16, 1892

SUPPURATING CYST DEVELOPED FROM ADHERENT OVARIES, AFTER REPEATED ATTACKS OF INFLAMMATION. SECONDARY OPERATION FOR THE REMOVAL OF INTRA-LIGAMENTOUS CYSTS.Read before the American Association of Obstetrics and Gynecologists at New York, September, 17, 18, and 19, 1891.

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OF CINCINNATI, OHIO.

JAMA. 1892;XVIII(16):480-481. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411200008001b

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Abstract

In presenting this paper I have selected three cases from my work of the past few months, which illustrate some interesting points, and teach a very valuable lesson, which, in the judgment of the writer, cannot be too forcibly emphasized by men engaged in abdominal and pelvic surgery. I report the cases as illustrating three as difficult abdominal operations as it has ever been my misfortune to have seen. While it is not a pleasant task for an operator to report the cases which have not recovered, it is my practice to do so, for it almost always occurs that from the careful study of these unfortunate results much valuable information is gained, and I am quite certain that we shall not be disappointed in the present instance in that particular. Even though the task be an unpleasant one it is one which every operator should do as promptly and

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