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April 7, 1894

LECTURE.

JAMA. 1894;XXII(14):487-488. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02420930001001

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Abstract

OÖPHORECTOMY AND UTERINE CURETTAGE UPON THE SAME PATIENT—INTERSTITIAL SALPINGITIS—HEMATOMA OF THE OVARY, AND PELVIC PERITONITIS—DIAGNOSIS UNDER ANESTHESIA.  A Clinical Lecture delivered at St. Luke's Hospital.BY HENRY T. BYFORD, M.D. CHICAGO.PROFESSOR OF GYNECOLOGY, COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS; PROFESSOR OF GYNECOLOGY, CHICAGO POST-GRADUATE MEDICAL SCHOOL; PROFESSOR OF CLINICAL GYNECOLOGY, WOMAN'S MEDICAL COLLEGE; GYNECOLOGIST TO ST. LUKE'S HOSPITAL; SURGEON TO WOMAN'S HOSPITAL OF CHICAGO; CONSULTING GYNECOLOGIST TO MICHAEL REESE, CHARITY, CHICAGO, AND PROVIDENT HOSPITALS.

Diagnosis  :—The case represented by the patient now being anesthetized might, in the slang phraseology of the past decade, be called a "chestnut"—it is a case of oöphorectomy for diseased uterine appendages. We have lately had a case of oöphorectomy at almost every weekly gynecologic clinic. You might justly make the criticism that were I a man of parts I would ring a few changes in these cases, and do something for them besides eternally taking

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