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December 28, 1889

CLINICAL LECTURE DELIVERED NOVEMBER 13, 1889, AT THE HOSPITAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA.

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PROFESSOR OF GYNECOLOGY. [Reported for The Journal.

JAMA. 1889;XIII(26):919-921. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.04440080017005

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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

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