[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 34.225.194.144. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
May 26, 1900

COMPLETE OCCLUSION OF BOWEL.

Author Affiliations

BINGHAMTON, N. Y.

JAMA. 1900;XXXIV(21):1312-1313. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.24610210018001e

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

Nov. 2, 1899, I saw Mrs. A. B. R., of Greene, N. Y., in consultation with Dr. Williams of that town, who gave the following history: An American, aged 63, her family history was good. She had been married for forty-five years and had one child forty-two years ago. She had been troubled with what she called "bilious" attacks ever since she could remember. About thirty-five years ago she had a very severe illness which was described as inflammation of the bowels and, though "given up" to die, she gradually recovered. Since that time her troubles with her stomach, or "bilious attacks," have been more or less constant.

On September 4, last, she was attacked with vomiting and free purging, and after a week felt some better. In a few days there was another and one week later a third attack lasting about one week, after which there was no

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×