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October 28, 1911

TWIN PREGNANCY IN UTERUS BICORNIS

JAMA. 1911;LVII(18):1450. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260100276014

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Abstract

In view of the rarity of pregnancy in the uterus bicornis, with viable fetus, I think the following case of sufficient interest to report. The patient was referred to me by Dr. George M. Tuttle.

History.  —Mrs. E. B. C., a cultivated American woman, aged 34, was seen by me in March, 1911. She was then about four months pregnant and very uncomfortable, having pain much of the time from what appeared to be uterine contractions, also much pain due to attacks of acute indigestion. The bladder was very irritable and for about three months she had had to get up three or four times at night to urinate.The patient had one child living, a girl 5 years old, in perfect helath; this child was born prematurely at eight months and had thriven from birth. One other baby had been born prematurely at about seven and a half months

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