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August 16, 1924

A CASE OF NABOTHIAN CYST OF UNUSUAL SIZE

JAMA. 1924;83(7):507-508. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.26610070004010
Abstract

In the literature consulted, the statement is generally made that nabothian cysts of the cervix are small retention cysts, varying from the size of a bird shot to a pea, but no reference to the possibility of their attaining such large size as to be mistaken for any other condition has been found. On this account, we are reporting this case.

REPORT OF CASE  L. O. L., a woman, aged 19, white, referred, Feb. 28, 1922, by Dr. J. Lee Marder, who suspected a cervical pregnancy, had been married three years and had never been pregnant. There was no history of leukorrheal discharge or gonorrheal infection. She began to menstruate at the age of 14 and had been regular until February 1, when the expected period failed to appear. There was a history of "morning sickness," and on two occasions she had observed a few spots of blood on her

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