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ABDOMINAL TUMOR, WITH ADHESIONS.
Gentlemen: I must do a little gold beating to-day. By this I mean, that as a small piece of gold is beaten out into a large leaf, so I shall have to spin out what I have to say to-day out of a very small text. I have comparatively little material to bring before you and no operations to fill up the hour. To begin our gold beating:—Day before yesterday, I received from a physician a note, telling me that there was in a small alley in the suburbs of this city, a very poor woman with a uterine tumor, and asking me to get her into the hospital. Therefore, yesterday the ambulance was sent for her and she was brought into the female ward. This morning I bring her before you without having seen her, in order that you may learn how to make
GOODELL W. CLINICAL LECTURE DELIVERED NOVEMBER 13, 1889, AT THE HOSPITAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA. JAMA. 1889;XIII(26):919–921. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.04440080017005
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