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September 1920

THE DISTRIBUTION OF ADENOMYOMAS CONTAINING UTERINE MUCOSA

Author Affiliations

BALTIMORE
* From the Gynecologic Department of the Johns Hopkins University and of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Arch Surg. 1920;1(2):215-283. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1920.01110020002001
Abstract

At a meeting of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Medical Society in March, 1895, I reported my first case of adenomyoma of the uterus, and since then I have been on the lookout for tumors of this character. From time to time the results of my labors have been recorded either in book form or in the literature.

I have been amazed at the widespread distribution of these tumors consisting of nonstriped muscle with islands of uterine mucosa scattered throughout them. In May, 1919, I read a short paper on the subject before the New York State Medical Society at Syracuse. This fragmentary article was published1 a few months later.

In the present paper I shall not attempt to cover the literature on the subject, but I shall confine my remarks to a description of the cases and of the pathologic material that I have personally observed since reporting my

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