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June 19, 1926

A METHOD OF STRIPPING THE SEMINAL VESICLE: REPORT OF TWO HUNDRED CASES OF CHRONIC SEMINAL VESICULITIS

JAMA. 1926;86(25):1897-1898. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02670510019007
Abstract

Chronic seminal vesiculitis is characterized by a symptomatology that is somewhat underemphasized and often unrecognized.1 For the sake of calling attention to the more important features, let us recall that there is very often pain in the lumbosacral region2 or perineum, and down the legs or in the kness; the patient is often underweight, with sagging muscles and skin pallor, and has a constant sense of fatigue or tires easily. He has lowered vitality and mental depression. The rapidity with which the pain disappears with increase in weight back to normal, with which there occurs a good color return to the skin, and a general sense of well being, with increased vitality and subsidence of all other distressing symptoms after a few, from three to six, thorough massagings and strippings of the seminal vesicles, is remarkably striking.

Undoubtedly the seminal vesicle, which is a hollow organ, plays as

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