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On the 14th of February, 1891, Mrs. M., the wife of a lawyer, consulted me, giving me the following history:
She was 30 years old, had been married the previous September, had been perfectly well and had believed herself two months pregnant, when, on the 25th of January, 1891, while staying at Atlantic City, she had a profuse hemorrhage from her uterus. A physician was called who, from her statement of probable pregnancy and hemorrhage alone, diagnosticated an abortion. The patient did not remember having passed any mass, or having at that time had any severe pam or colic.
This physician saw her only once more in the ten days that followed. On the tenth day she sat up and for one week thereafter the hemorrhage continued. She said that the physician made no examination at any time and gave her no treatment except to order her to keep her
McKELWAY GI. REPEATED EXTRA-UTERINE PREGNANCY WITH THE REPORT OF A CASE.Read in the Section of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women, at the Forty-fourth Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association. JAMA. 1893;XXI(12):398–403. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420640001001
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