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November 23, 1889


JAMA. 1889;XIII(21):754-755. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02401170032011

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Dr. Du Castel on the Treatment of Chronic Blenorrhagia—M. Chauveau on Transformism in Micro-Biology — Dr. Clado takes up the Question Whether the Liquids contained in the Herniary Sac should contain Toxic or Irritating Matters?

My letter in The Journal of August 3d last contains a note of Dr. Du Castel on the antiseptic treatment of blenorrhagia in its acute stage. I now forward another note by the same author on the treatment of chronic blenorrhagia. This note is the summary of a clinical lecture delivered by the author at the Hôpital du Midi, and which is of some importance owing to the experience acquired by him. After having tried a great number of medications for this affection, Dr. Du Castel has been led to the following conclusions: Internal medication, so useful in acute cases, has a very contestable action on blenorrhœa. The balsamics have appeared

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