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September 16, 1893

EXTRA-UTERINE PREGNANCY.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):402-405. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420640005001a

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Abstract

A few years ago the report of a case of extra-uterine pregnancy was a rare event. They are frequent at this time; in fact, one can scarcely glance over a medical journal without seeing one or more cases reported. These cases are being recognized and reported with such frequency that one feels like apologizing to the members of a national organization for offering an addition to the list. However, it has been through the rehashing (so to speak) of this topic that this familiarity of the subject has been attained and the tabulation of these good results made possible. 1 shall dwell upon the pathology of ectopie gestation only so far as is necessary to sustain the position I hold, relative to the mooted location of the foetus in some instances, i. e. intra-ligamentous.

While my experience in extra-uterine pregnancy has not been an extensive one, it has been characterized

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