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March 10, 1945

THE INFLUENCE OF GYNECOLOGIC DISORDERS ON THE URINARY SYSTEM

JAMA. 1945;127(10):572-579. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860100016004
Abstract

As can be readily understood, the presentation of such a comprehensive topic requires the elimination of many of the self-evident phases which are so well covered in the various gynecologic textbooks. For a number of years we at the Hospital of the University of Maryland have been greatly interested in the various changes in the urinary system, particularly those due to pelvic and obstetric conditions. With us, female urology is a division of gynecology, for by this union we feel that the gynecologist is singularly fitted for the evaluation and treatment of urologic problems occurring in women. One of the most important factors in the treatment of any urinary lesion is a careful preliminary pelvic examination in order to rule out the presence of gynecologic disorders which may be evidenced only by urinary manifestations. It is not uncommon for a patient with frequency and dysuria to have the bladder and

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