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January 4, 1890

THE CLINIC.

JAMA. 1890;XIV(1):17-19. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410010029002
Abstract

CLINICAL LECTURE UPON DISEASES OF WOMEN, JEFFERSON MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL, OCTOBER 29, 1889.  BY THEOPHILUS PARVIN, M.D.,PROFESSOR OF OBSTETRICS AND OF THE DISEASES OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN THE JEFFERSON MEDICAL COLLEGE, PHILADELPHIA, PA.[Reported by Dr. Edward K. Graham for The Journal.]

Gentlemen:  —The first patient presented you to-day is one upon whom I did a laparotomy three weeks ago for ectopie gestation. It was a case of tubal pregnancy; that is to say, the gestation cyst occupied one of the tubes. This patient was nursing at the time certain symptoms pointed to a new pregnancy, and as she herself said, she would have believed herself pregnant if she had not had for several days a discharge of blood from her womb, which she believed was the monthly flow. But the flow lasted longer and was more profuse than usual, and finally at two different

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