May 1954

Chronic Iliac Pain in Women.

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By H. B. Atlee, M.D. Price, $2.50. Pp. 65, with 6 illustrations. Charles C Thomas, Publisher, 301-327 E. Lawrence Ave., Springfield, Ill., 1954.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1954;93(5):804. doi:10.1001/archinte.1954.00240290162018

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The controversial subject of chronic iliac pain in women is handled in a very skillful and logical manner. This easy-to-read discussion involves a medical syndrome that has been ignored, overemphasized, and incorrectly used as a surgical indication as much or more than any other in female surgery. Here is an enlightening debunker for all doctors who see women as patients, and for the most part it will have the hearty approval of all teaching gynecologists.

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