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March 17, 1906


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JAMA. 1906;XLVI(11):802. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.62510380040003c

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I wish to report a case of double uterus. I first saw the patient one year ago, when called to determine whether she was pregnant or not. She had been married five years without becoming pregnant, but had not menstruated for five months and now thought she felt motion. She called me in because the tumor seemed to be all on the left side.

On making a vaginal examination, I found the vagina divided by a septum, and at the upper end of each side of the vagina a cervix and uterine cavity. As the patient was certainly pregnant, I could not use a sound. She was pregnant on the left side. The finger passed naturally up the right side and was with difficulty passed on the left side. I asked her if she knew that she was different from other women and she said no, but on further questioning

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