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July 14, 1906

CALCIFICATION OF THE VAS DEFERENS AND THE SEMINAL VESICLES.

Author Affiliations

PITTSBURG, PA.

From Professor Chiari's Pathologic Institute in Prague.

JAMA. 1906;XLVII(2):103-105. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.25210020023002f
Abstract

During my stay in the Pathologic Institute of the German University in Prague, I had the opportunity of examining some cases of pathologic changes in the ampulla of the vas deferens and the seminal vesicles. Two of these seemed to be more than ordinarily interesting and, as little is to be found in the literature concerning calcification, particularly in this region, they appear to justify publication.

Case 1.  —From Professor Pribram's clinic.

Patient.  —Man, aged 63, died at 5 a. m., Feb. 4, 1906. The body was brought to the pathologic institute with the clinical diagnosis of endarteritis obliterans, gangraena digiti I. et II. pedis sin, tetanus traumaticus.

AUTOPSY. 

Anatomic Diagnosis.  —This was briefly as follows: Traumatic tetanus. Old endocarditis involving the bicuspid valve, with stenosis of the opening of the left vein and thrombosis of the valves. Embolism of left popliteal artery, with consequent necrosis obliteration of first and

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