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June 21, 1902

ANALYSIS OF NINETY-SIX OPERATIONS FOR THE RELIEF OF TUBERCULOSIS OF THE TESTICLE.

Author Affiliations

Clinical Professor of Genito-Urinary Diseases, Jefferson Medical College; Surgeon, Jefferson Medical College Hospital, Philadelphia Hospital, State Hospital for the Insane. PHILADELPHIA.

JAMA. 1902;XXXVIII(25):1607-1614. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.62480250001001
Abstract

It is only within a recent period that the profession has begun to realize the fact that tuberculosis of the genito-urinary organs is a disease of very common occurrence; the infection by the tubercle bacillus taking rank next in point of frequency to the gonococcus. This has naturally resulted in attracting unusual attention, while the subject is being carefully studied by many of the most eminent men in the medical world; but, it is curious to note, after consulting the literature of the subject, what great diversities of opinion exist touching the most essential features of the disease as well as the best methods of treatment. During the past twelve years, as unusual facilities for observing and studying tuberculosis of the genito-urinary organs have fallen to the share of the writer, it has occurred to him that a brief account of his experience with one of the most common forms

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