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December 10, 1887


JAMA. 1887;IX(24):752. doi:10.1001/jama.1887.02400230016003

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VESICAL CALCULUS; MEDIAN LITHOTOMY—RECOVERY. RHINOPLASTY: INDIAN METHOD.  Read before the Medical Society of the District of Columbia, June 1, 1887.BY JOHN B. HAMILTON, M.D., SUPERVISING SURGEON-GENERAL OF THE U. S. MARINE HOSPITAL SERVICE. PROFESSOR OF SURGERY, GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY.I regret extremely that my time has been too much occupied to comply with the request of the Corresponding Secretary for a systematic paper, but it occurred to me that the notes of some rather unusual hospital cases might prove interesting to the members of the Society. They are therefore presented without alteration from the case notes.

Vesical Calculus, Median Lithotomy—Recovery— Case 1.  —M. L. Underwood, sailor, æt. 22, admitted to Marine Ward, Providence Hospital, Washington, suffering from an impacted calculus of the urethra, June 10, 1886. He was placed on the operating-table and I found the calculus in the urethra anterior to the bulb. An attempt was made to seize

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